Entries from Feinberg 1977 in Pollex-Online

Feinberg, R. (1977). The Anutan language reconsidered: Lexicon and grammar of a Polynesian Outlier. New Haven, Human Relations Area Files Press.

Language Item Description
Anuta Vae rua To divide in half
Anuta Vai keri Well (n)
Anuta Vai/aka Root
Anuta Vaivai/tama Afterbirth
Anuta V/akaro To weed small plants and grass by hand
Anuta Vaki/vaki Happy; happiness Phonologically Irregular
Anuta Vana Sea urchin
Anuta Vane/vane Yellow sea perch
Anuta V/a(a)/rakau Branch of tree
Anuta Va/varo Surprised Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta Vene-nga A load carried on the back with a belt in the style of women
Anuta Vero/i To push (as pushing a canoe out through the surf)
Anuta Vini To whistle by curling your tongue, and exhaling only
Anuta Ki/tamati Baby
Anuta Aru Go (second and third person singular)
Anuta Areare Liquid between meat and *oko* [kernel] of *niu raurau* [mature coconut]
Anuta Tuku/tukunga Habit; custom, customary practice...
Anuta Ngaengae Sick, ill
Anuta Tuaamata Eyebrow, eyelid
Anuta Ta/ta To wash or clean something
Anuta I eni Here, in this place
Anuta Maa mei Fermented breadfruit Borrowed
Anuta Ma/maa A type of food made from a number of vegetable substances, buried in large pits where it is fermented to acid, in which condition it can be kept for many years without spoiling
Anuta Pepeeki How?
Anuta Anga/a A type of ceremony performed for children at and/or before puberty