Entries from Ranby 1980 in Pollex-Online

Ranby, P. (1980). A Nanumea Lexicon. Canberra, Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University.

Language Item Description
Tuvalu Ea Rise, grow (as a sandbank)
Tuvalu Epa Fine sleeping mat
Tuvalu Eva Fly, jump, hop
Tuvalu Eve A fish (Epinephelus sp.)
Tuvalu Eve/tuaamotu (Epinephelus hexagonatus)
Tuvalu Faa Four
Tuvalu Faa Hoarse
Tuvalu Faa Base end of a coconut midrib
Tuvalu Faele Pregnant or lactating woman
Tuvalu Fafo Carry a person or child on one's back
Tuvalu Faafaa Feel for, grope for, touch
Tuvalu Fafago Awaken someone (Niutao)
Tuvalu Fafagu Awaken someone (Niutao and Nanumanga dial.)
Tuvalu Fafine Woman
Tuvalu Faga Peel fruit
Tuvalu Fafaga Open, separate (as of a woman's legs)
Tuvalu Fa/faga Open, separate (as of a woman's legs)
Tuvalu Faga A bay
Tuvalu Faagai Feed
Tuvalu Fangasele Beloved child, favorite
Tuvalu Fago Blow nose
Tuvalu Fagogo Half coconut shell
Tuvalu Fagota A long-handled scoop net ; shoal, school (of reef fish), to fish
Tuvalu Fai Stingray
Tuvalu Fai Do, make
Tuvalu Fai Copulate
Tuvalu Fai- Prefixed to a verbal form produces noun denoting performer (NNM)
Tuvalu Faai Break (vt) an object such as coconut, head, canoe
Tuvalu Faigofie Easy
Tuvalu Faigataa Difficult (of things, children)
Tuvalu Faitama Be pregnant
Tuvalu Faite Build house or canoe
Tuvalu Fa(a)ite Fix, repair, build
Tuvalu Faiva Fishing, method of fishing
Tuvalu Faka- Causative prefix
Tuvalu Faka- To act a role
Tuvalu Fakaeteete Avoid, beware
Tuvalu Fakafetai Thank.
Tuvalu Fakafiti Deny
Tuvalu Fakafoa A boil
Tuvalu Fakaipoipo Marry. introduced from RAR via SAM Problematic
Tuvalu Fakakii Front of throat, Adam's apple
Tuvalu Fakaala Meal
Tuvalu Fakalaa(-ina) To expose to the heat of the sun
Tuvalu Fakalanu Bathe in fresh water after a swim
Tuvalu Faka/la/lanu Dye
Tuvalu Lehi Gullibility; the taking advantage of another's gullibility
Tuvalu Fakaali To show
Tuvalu Fakalogo Obey; act of hearing
Tuvalu Fakammau To attach firmly