Entries from Pratt 1911 in Pollex-Online

Pratt, G. (1911). Pratt's Grammar & Dictionary of the Samoan Language. Apia, Western Samoa, Malua Printing Press.

Language Item Description
Samoan Faʔaata Mirror
Samoan Faʔaata To shade the eys or partially close them, in order to see far-off objects; to spy with a glass or telescope
Samoan Meo To be sulky
Samoan Seʔe To be dislocated, of a joint
Samoan Magi/magi/noa Applied to a convalescent from sickness
Samoan Laupata The name of a tree (Mallotus roxburghianus)
Samoan Tulula A basket to keep oil-bottles in; a foreign boat Phonologically Irregular
Samoan Maʔo Tree spp. including (Trichospermum richei) and (Melochia odorata)
Samoan Tofiga An inheritance, a patrimony; an appointment
Samoan Tuulei Push, shove
Samoan Ulu To resound
Samoan Paʔia Not touched by work, sacred (A term applied to titled chiefs) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Pa An indentation in a tree
Samoan Paa/ʔi-a Reach to, arrive at
Samoan Galue-ina To work, especially in cultivating the ground
Samoan Tafaaʔi Those privileged to sit on the right and left hand of a titled chief
Samoan Tula A perch for a pigeon; stones at the entrance of fish enclosures on which the tautai stands; a locality, a habitat
Samoan Tulou An apologetic word used on entering the house of a god, or when about to make a sudden noise, as throwing down a log of wood, or on commencing a speech
Samoan See Afraid
Samoan Tapuʔe To heap up earth round a yam plant
Samoan Oa A couple, commencing with the second, as: e luaaoa, e tolugaaoa, etc.
Samoan Ualolo Crowds of people passing and repassing
Samoan Uluʔao A pig or fish having a long head; a man with a long small head
Samoan ʔOli/ʔoli To be joyful
Samoan Oli To challenge to a club match by brandishing the club
Samoan Faiga The making, the doing; the getting; custom
Samoan Api/api Narrow, straight
Samoan Faʔatau To buy, to barter; to sell
Samoan Lua fulu Twenty
Samoan Maʔeʔe Envy; to be envious Phonologically Irregular
Samoan ʔAuala The roadside
Samoan ʔAuvai The bank of a river, lake, pond, well or any other place containing water
Samoan ʔAualiʔi A talie tree (Terminalia); a keel of a canoe made of talie (A chief's word)
Samoan Paaea Friendless, poor
Samoan Faagono Tale intermingled with song; (interjection) applied to a boaster Phonologically Irregular
Samoan Faʔavale To act foolishly; applied to one who has a defect, as a mutilated arm or a blind eye
Samoan E A call to gain attention
Samoan Faʔaalofa To resemble the father, said of a son; to love falsely Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Fesili Ask, question, inquire
Samoan Ifo To bow down, as do those conquered in war; to descend, as from inland to the shore
Samoan Ai se aa Why? (Mnr 'aiseaa)
Samoan Faʔatau Equally, alike
Samoan Gao A reproach, something which causes shame when mentioned Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Gu A dark coloured artificial flyhook Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Laʔu Carry a load; load on, put on board
Samoan Mafiti To spring out, as a spark from the fire; to spring up, as a splinter of wood
Samoan Maafiti Blustering, quarrelsome Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Mataamua Title page, first page of a book
Samoan Matamua/mua Brazen-faced, not ashamed Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Palapu A wind from the land