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 Faʔatupu Change into
Samoan ʔAi/fanua A tenant, a person cultivating another person's land
Samoan Faʔamata To sharpen
Samoan Tulaga Platform, stage
Samoan Tuuta To beach a boat
Samoan Sau A present of cooked food
Samoan Ogo (pass. ogotia) Scorching, of the sun; painful, of a disease; cutting, of words; severe, as a fine
Samoan Ala/faga A morning angling
Samoan Ala/fia To be hurt by joining in another’s quarrel, or through one’s own fault Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Moʔo/moʔo The name of a disease. Class of illness (McP). Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Muli The rump (euph. for ufa). Posterior, bottom (of man) (vulg.) (Mnr). Buttocks (McP).
Samoan Musu Sullenness
Samoan Tale Cough (n,v)
Samoan Tulilima Elbow
Samoan Amoga A burden; the name of the stars which form the belt of Orion
Samoan Vao matua Dense, thick forest
Samoan Fetuulele A shooting star, a meteor
Samoan Palolo/muli The name of a month: Juiy-August
Samoan Taulu/alofi, Taulua/tuafanua Names of stars
Samoan Otaota Rubbish; filth, ordure
Samoan Meʔe/meʔe To rejoice Problematic
Samoan Anaga A joke, a jest
Samoan ʔAnomate, ʔanogase The lean part of flesh
Samoan Atoaga Property given on occasion of a death; property given to one who saves another in war; property given to redeem the life of a prisoner of war Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Tipi To give a back handed blow; to play "duck and drake"
Samoan Faiumu To make or cook a baking of food; a cook
Samoan Futa/mea Fat to excess (of pigeons and jocularly of men)
Samoan Faʔasiʔu/gutu To talk to a person and look away from him, as in anger Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Solo Wipe (esp. body)
Samoan Manavasee Fearful
Samoan Ute The tail part of a shell-fish
Samoan Tafoʔi To return
Samoan Talanoa To chat, converse together; to talk nonsense; to act thoughtlessly and carelessly
Samoan Vaoa Overgrown with weeds
Samoan Sunuʔi To thrust in, as a stick into the ground
Samoan Paogo The name of a tree, from the leaves of which a house mat is made (Pandanus odoratissimus)
Samoan ʔAumea An associate; to participate with another as a friend
Samoan Soni A water-bottle
Samoan Loa The name of an introduced tree (Bixa orellana)
Samoan Totonu In the midst, within
Samoan Mamana To desire, to love (of the sexes)
Samoan Maasima Salt (from Fiji)
Samoan Taaga The motion of the hands in dancing. Gesture, movement (Mnr).
Samoan Tauala To luff, to keep close to the wind
Samoan Taufa Water (chief's word) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Fai To say, to speak
Samoan Sulumaʔi To thrust, or push through, or into, as the oso into a thicket to hide it
Samoan Sulumaʔi/a To be thrust or plunged into, as as the bows of a canoe into the waves, or a person carried headlong by the waves into a cave, or one falling headlong into a hole; to die suddenly, after previous good health
Samoan Lole/lole To do a thing anyhow
Samoan Lole To rub smooth, as breadfruit in making taufolo; to rub, as a fallen adversary in the dirt; to be beaten, as a canoe in racing