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 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 Maaoa Dense, of the bush beyond the cultivated land Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Ute The tail part of a shell-fish
Samoan Ta/tao Sit on eggs
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 Poto/poto To assemble, to gather together
Samoan Fai (ma) To become, to be instead of
Samoan Fai To say, to speak
Samoan Mafoʔe To be skinned Phonologically Irregular
Samoan Faʔapoi To threaten to strike, to raise the hand in a threatening manner
Samoan Fagu/fagu A flute
Samoan Ili-a To blow, as a trumpet
Samoan La A branch of a tree
Samoan Aleale A coward
Samoan Gasuu To be wet, of the bush
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
Samoan Maaisi To be split, cracked; orificium vaginae
Samoan Malona To be filled out, swelled out (as a basket) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Maona To subside, as a wave; to be appeased, of anger
Samoan Savala To long for, to desire to eat particular articles, such as fish, masi, &c.
Samoan Matosi Shredded; scratched, marked with scratches
Samoan Mauʔoloa, mauʔoa A rich man, one who has plenty of property; to be wealthy
Samoan Faagatua To wrestle
Samoan Taute To eat (only used to the highest chiefs) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Toʔiia To be struck, as by a falling tree, lightning (the natives think by thunder), or any calamity
Samoan Faʔatuatua To hope for something promised; to trust, to rely on
Samoan Tua To trust in the protection of
Samoan Ula-fia To blow with the mouth; to smoke tobacco; to blow, as a trumpet
Samoan Faga/faga The hair over the temples
Samoan Fitaa Difficult; courageous; a steep place
Samoan Solofa To disperse, dissipate; to resolve, as a swelling; to fall down (of a house only)
Samoan Laga/ʔi To excite, as to fight or dance