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 Fakamau To record (a story)
Tuvalu Fakamele To blame
Tuvalu Fakaopo/opo Unite
Tuvalu Fakahani Tie two coconuts together with their own fibre
Tuvalu Fakaata Mirror
Tuvalu Fakatasi To make one, unite, unify, join together; to attend, be present
Tuvalu Fakatau- Prefix indicating simultaneous action by two or more people
Tuvalu Fakatoka Prepare
Tuvalu Fakavae Foundation
Tuvalu Faki Pull off coconuts
Tuvalu Faaki Report on, inform on, tell
Tuvalu Fala Small mat for a baby
Tuvalu Fala Pandanus
Tuvalu A/folau Canoe shed, bush hut
Tuvalu Hale House
Tuvalu Fale koloa A shop
Tuvalu Faaliki Gift of mats
Tuvalu F/falo Stretch (body, limbs)
Tuvalu Fa(k)aloo Stretch (rope etc.) Phonologically Irregular
Tuvalu Fana Shoot with a gun
Tuvalu Fanake To rise (of the tide)
Tuvalu Faanau Set of siblings
Tuvalu Faanau Give birth, be born
Tuvalu Fano To go (of one person)
Tuvalu Fano Wash hands
Tuvalu Fanua Placenta
Tuvalu Fao A tree (Ochrosia oppositifolia)
Tuvalu Fafao Put into
Tuvalu F/fao Steal, snatch, seize, grab, take by force
Tuvalu Faasi Portion
Tuvalu Faahua (Tridacnus elongata) [Lamarck]
Tuvalu Fatafata Chest
Tuvalu Fetai Cassytha filiformis
Tuvalu Faatele Local dance ; traditional dance with ever-increasing tempo
Tuvalu Fatiga lima Knuckle
Tuvalu Fatiga a lima Inside of elbow
Tuvalu Fatitili Thunder
Tuvalu Fatu Weave
Tuvalu Fatu/aki Begin to weave
Tuvalu Fatu Compose, plan
Tuvalu Fatu Stone
Tuvalu Fatuaki Begin to weave; resolute ; make up mind, determine, decide to do something, to strengthen heart
Tuvalu Fatuaki-ga A plan
Tuvalu Fatu kalaa Hard, black stone
Tuvalu Fakaata/ata Look in mirror
Tuvalu Fau tuu (Hibiscus tiliaceus)
Tuvalu Fa/fau Lash
Tuvalu Fau Head wreath of flowers
Tuvalu Faufau To dislike strongly (NAN)
Tuvalu Fe- Reciprocal prefix