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 Feitaaki Angry with each other
Tuvalu Fehuiaki To exchange, trade, swap
Tuvalu Fefokiaki Make several return trips
Tuvalu Fee-fea How?, how so?
Tuvalu Fea Where?
Tuvalu Feao Family god; God; Jesus; spirits
Tuvalu Fete Swollen; to swell Problematic
Tuvalu Feiti Copulate
Tuvalu Fekafeka Gills and gullet of fish
Tuvalu Fekau Business, message, affair; send for
Tuvalu Feekau Human excrement
Tuvalu Feke Octopus
Tuvalu Fekiki Struggle, wrestle; move in sexual intercourse
Tuvalu Fekite Meet by chance
Tuvalu Fe/fela Open (of cut, boil, labia); pull down lower eyelid.
Tuvalu Fe/felo Yellow; pale complexioned
Tuvalu Felo Tree sp. (Ficus tinctoria), or its fruit
Tuvalu Fenua Land, country
Tuvalu Feo Substance harder than coral
Tuvalu Fepaki Collide
Tuvalu Fihu Tie paa lure to line Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tuvalu Vehu Fix a lure to a bonito line
Tuvalu Fete Swollen, to swell
Tuvalu Fe/fete/ To swell
Tuvalu Fetuu Star, shine (of stars)
Tuvalu Fetuu ao Morning Star
Tuvalu Fia To desire, want
Tuvalu Fiafia Happy
Tuvalu Fifi Snag a line, tangle
Tuvalu Fifi-mata Eyelashes
Tuvalu Fili Select, choose
Tuvalu Fili Enemy
Tuvalu Fili To string, as a lei, etc
Tuvalu Filo Mix (of liquids, or with people)
Tuvalu Finagalo Desire
Tuvalu Fona/akava Area for the playing of tika (a dart throwing competition) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tuvalu Fiitaa Be tired
Tuvalu Fiti/fiti Roll over and over, flap like a fish
Tuvalu Fitu Seven
Tuvalu Fiu Wearied of
Tuvalu Foa Break a coconut, head, canoe etc
Tuvalu Fofoga Face (pl.); facial features
Tuvalu Fogahele Best beloved
Tuvalu Foe Paddle
Tuvalu Foki Return
Tuvalu Fola Spread (v.t.)
Tuvalu Folafola Promise, proclaim
Tuvalu Folau Voyage; boat from overseas
Tuvalu Fole/fole Peel, strip bark, pull skin off
Tuvalu Foli To walk back and forth