Entries from Lieber & Dikepa 1974 in Pollex-Online

Lieber, M. D. and K. H. Dikepa (1974). Kapingamarangi Lexicon. Honolulu, University Press of Hawaii.

Language Item Description
Kapingamarangi Doo n/nogu Crunching fall, to be crumpled up from a fall
Kapingamarangi W/wale Numb (of limbs through holding in one position for a long time)
Kapingamarangi Maihi Peeled off
Kapingamarangi Do/gi To plant
Kapingamarangi Lodi To scratch, to rasp Phonologically Irregular
Kapingamarangi Haga/dube/dube To stumble
Kapingamarangi Haga/deeai To say no to, to negate
Kapingamarangi Haga/uaa To say yes, to nod the head up and down
Kapingamarangi Daumaha hagaulu Church service to induct new members
Kapingamarangi Mogo Fish sp.
Kapingamarangi Mogo-lewe Fish sp.: White-tip shark (Carcharinus longimanus)
Kapingamarangi Golobuu Anus Phonologically Irregular
Kapingamarangi Duu gee Out of alignment
Kapingamarangi Iwi madua Spine, backbone
Kapingamarangi I At, because of, by (means of)
Kapingamarangi Tolo To crawl, to creep
Kapingamarangi Hagagidee To show
Kapingamarangi Haga/hagagida To expose
Kapingamarangi Wele/ngina Be hot, overheated (e.g. person)
Kapingamarangi Hagaangiangi To cool off (by breeze)
Kapingamarangi Gidee See, notice, be able to see
Kapingamarangi Ada muli To come late Problematic
Kapingamarangi Oho gi dai To come ashore early in the morning
Kapingamarangi Haga/oho To yell, scream Uncertain Semantic Connection
Kapingamarangi Laba Weird behavior; delirium; to hallucinate; incest Uncertain Semantic Connection
Kapingamarangi Lomo Devoid of people, solitary Uncertain Semantic Connection
Kapingamarangi Lol/lolo Oily
Kapingamarangi Laagau Stick, pole, log
Kapingamarangi Hai heegau To be a Christian; to do the work
Kapingamarangi L/lika Terror, terrified
Kapingamarangi Haga/liga/liga To approach circumspectly, gingerly
Kapingamarangi Muga Fragile
Kapingamarangi Mee gai Food
Kapingamarangi Daudau To wrestle
Kapingamarangi Malinga/linga Temple (of the head); the edge of the bow and stern of a canoe (where it slopes downward to the keel)
Kapingamarangi Hagalau To make a total of one hundred
Kapingamarangi Dugu di laa To lower the sail
Kapingamarangi Dugu Let go
Kapingamarangi Daha i dai Perimeter of an islet (just west of northern and southern perimeter) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Kapingamarangi Daha ngaa/dai Perimeter of an islet (short distance in a westerly direction) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Kapingamarangi Hagalua To make a total of two; twice
Kapingamarangi Higi Transport (by carrying); serve (food); give each person his portion (by calling out names)
Kapingamarangi Hagaduadua To punish, torture. Persecute (Emy).
Kapingamarangi Awa iga Fish weir
Kapingamarangi Banabana ua Nape of the neck
Kapingamarangi Hege To serve; servant Problematic
Kapingamarangi Dae To reach for
Kapingamarangi Gunga Section Phonologically Irregular
Kapingamarangi Gunga iga School of fish Phonologically Irregular
Kapingamarangi Gunga laagau Drift logs Phonologically Irregular