Entries from Firth 1985 in Pollex-Online

Firth, R. (1985). Tikopia-English Dictionary/Taranga Fakatikopia ma Taranga Fakainglisi. Auckland, Auckland University Press

Language Item Description
Tikopia Unafi Fish scale; remove scales
Tikopia Unu Launch (of a canoe); slip (as fish through net mesh)
Tikopia Unu Line of dancers
Tikopia Unu Wind in and out, move in sinuous line Problematic
Tikopia Usi Shrub sp.
Tikopia Uso/uso Flesh, as distinct from rind, etc.... central part of tree trunk
Tikopia Uso, iso Umbilical cord
Tikopia Uto Anus, rectum, buttocks Borrowed
Tikopia Usuusu Persuade someone against his will.
Tikopia Usu Lead off, especially in singing, but also in other activities; raise a song
Tikopia Uta Put on board a canoe
Tikopia Uta Landwards, on shore
Tikopia Uti-a Bite (esp. insect or other creature), sting
Tikopia Uso Spongy interior of germinating coconut Problematic
Tikopia -otou Second person plural possessive suffix
Tikopia Utu Defecate Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tikopia Utu Fill, put into a container
Tikopia Vaa Space
Tikopia Vae Leg, foot; boot, shoe
Tikopia Vaerangi Sky; weather; foreign parts
Tikopia Vae Divide; separate off
Tikopia Vaenga Separate portion in a division or distribution; section
Tikopia Vae/faga Point of division
Tikopia Vai Water, liquid; pool, spring
Tikopia Vaivai Watery, of food >
Tikopia Vaka Canoe
Tikopia Vakaatua Spirit medium
Tikopia Vakavaka Flank of person or animal.
Tikopia Ivi /vakavaka/ Ribs
Tikopia Vale Resin, saliva; valevale :slippery, gummy.
Tikopia Vare Stupid, foolish, silly
Tikopia Vali/vali Soft, weak, limp, feeble
Tikopia Vaaro News; gossip
Tikopia Varovaro (Premna corymbosa), (P.taitensis)
Tikopia Varu Eight
Tikopia Varu Large sea fish
Tikopia Varu To scrape, as distinct from grate
Tikopia Vana A needle-spined sea urchin (Diadema sp.)
Tikopia -vao Suffix in words for forest vegetation
Tikopia Vasa Open space; empty space, esp. of cosmic kind; in marine context, ocean wastes
Tikopia Vaasia Time; period; space between objects or actions
Tikopia Vaatia A pudding made from the root of masoaa; make sago pudding
Tikopia Vatuke Slate-pencil sea urchin (Heterocentrotus sp.)
Tikopia Vaavaa Umbilical cord
Tikopia Vave Quick, speedy; speed
Tikopia Veku/veku Dishevelled, uncombed (of hair)
Tikopia Vera Hot, very warm; heat, hot period
Tikopia Vare Silly, trivial
Tikopia Vare/vare General sense of not belonging to systematic order: at random, haphazard, in every direction, out of focus, etc.; common, ordinary (in social or technical status)
Tikopia Vero Sea fish, large, red, incl. Coral Cod (Plectropomus sp.) and allied kinds; taken on line