Entries from Moyle 2011 in Pollex-Online

Richard M.Moyle, Takuu Grammar and Dictionary. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics 634.

Language Item Description
Takuu Ea/ea Blister on the tongue (from tasting something too hot, or when one has a fever) Problematic
Takuu Iri-hia Blow, puff, blow on something, inflate, smoke tobacco; fan (n)
Takuu Iloa Know, be acquainted with; know how; occasionally or habitually perform an action
Takuu Inaho Flock of seabirds hovering over a school of surface-feeding tuna....; a large catch of fish while formally on display....
Takuu Inaki The two spaces between each set of three rafters in a house
Takuu Faka/ino/ Sail to windward, turn downwards
Takuu Io Edge of a piece of wood, longitudinal ridge; longitudinal quarter portion of a tuna when cooked...
Takuu Ise Small garfish species
Takuu Isi Skin, peel off or remove the skin or bark of something in a single piece or in long strips using a knife
Takuu Kaisu (Hwd: kaiisu) Nose; protruding tip of a new coconut sprout
Takuu Isu Beak; nose (of shark); point of a fish-hook
Takuu Ivi Bone, bony spine...
Takuu Laa, raa Sail of an ancient canoe
Takuu Laka (of a woman) Beautiful, or skilful at making something Uncertain Semantic Connection
Takuu Laa, raa Sun
Takuu Rae, lae Temple, sideburns area
Takuu Llaha Broad, wide
Takuu Raho Core of coconut frond cut into short lengths as the backbone for thatch panels
Takuu Lana, rana Float, be afloat, buoyant, riding high in the water
Takuu L/lana Weave, plait (floor mats, wall panels)
Takuu Lani, rani Song type with two voice parts...
Takuu Lani, rani Sky, weather, approaching rainstorm; residence of spirits
Takuu Lano, rano Generic term for the fly
Takuu L/lano Support (one's head); support a heavy weight; anything used as a pillow; support under a canoe...
Takuu L/laka, raka Pass or step above something without touching
Takuu Laakau, raakau Sticks
Takuu Raaoi, laaoi Good, kind, generous; calm, peaceful; perfectly, exactly; good luck
Takuu Laakau, raakau Tree (generic, includes all trees, shrubs, plants, creepers and sticks)
Takuu Lakia, rakia Black Noddy (Anous minutus)
Takuu Llaa Heat something over a fire; grill, smoke (fish etc.); warm by fire; heat earlobe with hot oil...; put a crooked stick briefly in the fire then apply pressure to straighten it while still hot
Takuu Llahi Fish sp., possibly Green Wrasse (Notolabrus inscriptus)
Takuu Laaraatea, raaraatea Noon
Takuu Laro, raro Below, underneath, down
Takuu Laaua, raaua Third person dual independent pronoun: they, them (two)
Takuu Naru Amniotic sac Phonologically Irregular
Takuu Raaoa, laaoa Choke on something (usually a fish bone)
Takuu Laparapa Soft-rayed dorsal or anal fin (of edible fish, esp. shark); triangular corner of a sail cloth which is not stitched but hangs loose
Takuu Lape Fish sp., Green Wrasse or Green-Banner Wrasse or Gaimard's Rainbowfish (Coris gaimardi)
Takuu Rapa Speak too fast to be understood
Takuu Lasi, rasi Big, large, gross, important, fat
Takuu Lau- Single leaf, flower petal (plural rau 'leaves')
Takuu Laanutu, launutu Lip
Takuu Raurau Basket containing enough cooked food for one or two people
Takuu Lauru, louru, rauuru Hair (on one's head)
Takuu Laupata, loupata, raupata Tree sp. (Macaranga ? dioica)
Takuu Laatou, raatou Third person plural independent pronoun: they, them
Takuu Rave, lave Snag, catch (as a fish on a hook, a fishhook on a rock), entangled
Takuu Rena Type of ano plant producing a yellow powder made into turmeric dye
Takuu Rei Whale tooth
Takuu Reia Vomit back food through the nose; choke while drinking