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Language: Tahitian (Modern)

Source/Author:  Ross Clark 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Peng Du  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Central Pacific:East Fijian-Polynesian:Polynesian:Nuclear:East:Central:Tahitic 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand rima   1  
2 left 'aui   1, 42  
3 right 'atau   5, 40  
4 leg/foot 'aavae   1, 100  
5 to walk haere go 6  
5 to walk ori take a walk (dance?-MW) x  
6 road/path poroomu poroomu 3  
6 road/path puruumu puruumu (road) 3  
6 road/path 'ee'a 'ee'a (path/track) 52  
6 road/path ara   1  
7 to come haere mai   1, 42  
8 to turn word info tiipu'u   10  
9 to swim 'au   5  
10 dirty repo   9  
11 dust hu'ahuaa hu'ahuaa (little bits of anything) X  
11 dust repo puehu repo puehu (scattered dirt) 1, 74  
12 skin 'iri   1  
13 back word info tua   11  
14 belly 'oopuu   2  
15 bone ivi   52, 5  
16 intestines 'aa'au   12  
17 liver 'upa'a   6  
18 breast tiitii   6  
19 shoulder tapono   9  
20 to know, be knowledgeable 'ite   12  
21 to think mana'o   7  
22 to fear ri'ari'a   8  
23 blood toto   4  
24 head upo'o   10  
25 neck 'a'ii   20  
26 hair word info rouru   40  
27 nose ihu   1  
28 to breathe huti i te aho   9  
29 to sniff, smell hau'a hau? (sentir, percevoir une deur ou emettre une odeur) 10  
29 to sniff, smell ho'i ho'i (flairer, toucher avec le nez) 9  
30 mouth vaha   1, 8  
31 tooth niho   1  
32 tongue arero   15  
33 to laugh 'ata   7  
34 to cry ta'i   1  
35 to vomit piha'e   30  
36 to spit tutuha   19, 34?  
37 to eat 'amu Tahitian borrowing during pi'i - perhaps borrowed-MW 1, 43 L?
38 to chew word info 'au'au   8  
39 to cook word info tunu (general) 9  
39 to cook word info 'eu (specifically in oven) 10  
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite hohoni   14  
42 to suck 'ote   9  
43 ear tari'a   1  
44 to hear fa'aro'o   1  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see 'ite   1  
47 to yawn haamama   19, 28  
48 to sleep ta'oto      
49 to lie down word info ta'oto   7  
50 to dream moemoeaa   7, 27  
50 to dream ta'oto'otoaa      
51 to sit paarahi   17  
52 to stand ti'a      
53 person/human being ta'ata   1, 66  
54 man/male taane   1, 11  
55 woman/female vahine   1, 106, 116  
56 child tamari'i   6, 63  
57 husband taane   14  
58 wife vahine   5, 68  
59 mother maamaa borrowing?-MW 5 L?
59 mother metua vahine   4  
60 father paapaa borrowing from French-MW 48 L
60 father metua taane   9  
61 house fare   14  
62 thatch/roof taapo'i fare   10  
63 name i'oa   6  
64 to say parau   12  
65 rope taura   9  
66 to tie up, fasten ta'amu   93  
67 to sew word info au   14  
67 to sew word info nira   16 L
68 needle nira Loan?   L
69 to hunt word info a'ua'u   7  
70 to shoot word info te'a   3  
71 to stab, pierce paatia piquer, perferer 9  
71 to stab, pierce perforer French?-MW    
72 to hit word info taa'iri   9  
73 to steal 'eiaa   7  
74 to kill taparahi   10  
75 to die, be dead pohe   3  
76 to live, be alive ora   6  
77 to scratch word info ra'ura'u (<M) 9  
78 to cut, hack word info taapuu   12  
79 stick/wood raa'au   1  
80 to split word info vaahi   4  
81 sharp 'oi   14, 66  
82 dull, blunt mania   11  
83 to work word info 'ohipa tahitian innovation    
84 to plant tanu   2  
85 to choose ma'iti   6  
86 to grow word info tupu   1  
87 to swell word info 'oru   6  
88 to squeeze word info 'u'umu   5  
89 to hold word info taape'a   11  
90 to dig 'eru      
91 to buy ho'o mai   7  
92 to open, uncover hua'i oven 8  
93 to pound, beat word info paapaahia      
94 to throw word info taaora   10  
95 to fall word info topa   124  
96 dog 'urii   7  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg huero   94  
98 egg hooro   94  
99 feather huruhuru   1  
100 wing pererau   9  
101 to fly rere   11  
102 rat 'iore   12  
103 meat/flesh 'i'o flesh of man or animal 10  
104 fat/grease mi'i   13  
105 tail 'aero (animal/bird/ray) 10  
105 tail hi'u (fish) 13  
105 tail 'itere (fish)    
106 snake 'oofii     L?
107 worm (earthworm) to'e   7  
108 louse word info 'utu   1  
109 mosquito naonao   1, 74  
110 spider tuutuurahonui   5, 39  
111 fish i'a   1  
112 rotten word info 'oopee   16  
113 branch word info 'aama'a   2, 35  
114 leaf rao'ere   1  
114 leaf rau'ere   1  
115 root a'a   2  
116 flower taire tiare 7  
117 fruit maa'a 'food'?-MW    
118 grass matie   13  
119 earth/soil repo   11  
120 stone 'oofa'i   3  
121 sand one   1  
122 water word info pape   47  
123 to flow tahe   10  
124 sea miti sel eau, sale mer x  
124 sea moana ocean mer, le bleu 10  
125 salt miti   7  
126 lake roto   6  
127 woods/forest ururaa'au   15, 110  
128 sky ra'i   1  
129 moon 'aava'e   6  
130 star feti'a   1  
131 cloud word info ata      
132 fog ruupehu   88  
133 rain ua   1  
134 thunder paatiri   14  
135 lightning uira   2  
136 wind mata'i   1, 66  
137 to blow word info farara farara (of wind) 9  
137 to blow word info puhi puhi (with mouth) 6  
138 warm word info maahanahana   1, 72  
139 cold word info to'eto'e   9  
140 dry word info maroo   13  
141 wet rari   9  
142 heavy teiaha   46, 66  
142 heavy toiaha   46, 66  
143 fire auahi   1  
144 to burn word info tutu'i   1, 7  
145 smoke word info auauahi   2  
146 ash rehu   67  
147 black 'ere'ere   5  
148 white 'uo'uo      
149 red 'ute'ute   14  
150 yellow re'are'a   10  
151 green matie (grass) 1, 11  
151 green niinamu (blue-green)    
152 small na'ina'i      
153 big rahi   12  
154 short word info poto   9  
155 long word info roa   12  
156 thin word info rairai   5  
157 thick word info me'ume'u   39  
158 narrow ['aa]oaoa   12  
159 wide 'a'ano   7  
160 painful, sick mamae mamae (painful) 10  
160 painful, sick ma'i sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed ha'amaa ha'amaa (avoir honte, etre confus) 1  
161 shy, ashamed maamahu maamahu (timide, doux, gentil) 1  
162 old word info ruu'au   11  
163 new 'aapii   7  
164 good maita'i   15  
165 bad, evil 'ino   9  
166 correct, true tano   8  
166 correct, true 'aafaro   39  
167 night poo   1  
168 day ao   1, 54  
169 year matahiti   7  
170 when? word info aafea (future) 5  
170 when? word info inaafea (past) 5  
171 to hide word info taapuni   1  
172 to climb word info pa'uma   44  
172 to climb word info ta'uma   44  
173 at i   1  
174 in, inside i roto   5  
175 above ni'a   9  
176 below raro   8  
177 this teie   7, 1  
178 that teeraa   1  
179 near faatata   9  
180 far aatea   14  
181 where? word info hea   3, 35  
182 I au   1, 21  
182 I vau   1, 21, 18  
183 thou 'oe   1  
184 he/she 'oona   5  
185 we word info taaua 1 dual incl. 1, 29  
185 we word info taatou 1 pl. incl. 1, 39  
185 we word info maaua excl 2, 29  
185 we word info maatou excl 2, 39  
186 you 'oorua   x  
186 you 'outou   16  
187 they raaua dual x  
187 they raatou   1, 72  
188 what? word info e aha   1  
189 who? word info 'o v|ai   1, 19  
190 other vetahi['ee]   7  
191 all ato'a   13  
192 and 'ee   8  
193 if 'ia      
194 how? word info naafea   11, 51  
195 no, not 'aita Tahitian innovation    
196 to count tai'o   9  
197 One word info hoo'ee   15  
197 One word info tahi   14, 48  
197 One word info ho'e Tahitian innovation 15  
198 Two word info piti Tahitian innovation    
199 Three word info toru   1  
200 Four word info maha   1, 66  
201 Five word info rima Five, hand.(Source: Pollex) 1  
201 Five word info pae Tahitian Innovation 9  
202 Six word info ono   1  
203 Seven word info hitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
204 Eight word info varu Pollex 06: VARU. :Eight. 3  
204 Eight word info va'u   3  
205 Nine word info iva Nine.(Source: Pollex) 5, 66  
206 Ten word info 'afulu Ten, Ten[>](Source: Pollex), probably not a tahitian form? 5  
206 Ten word info 'ahuru Ten, Ten[>](Source: Pollex) 5  
206 Ten word info 'ahuru   5  
207 Twenty word info ta'au Vingt, (dix couples).(Source: Pollex) 4  
207 Twenty word info piti 'ahuru   28, 6  
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info rau One hundred.(Source: Pollex) 2  
209 One Hundred word info haanere English loan 11 L
210 One Thousand word info mano A thousand or a thousand brace.(Source: Pollex) 2  
210 One Thousand word info tauatini English Loan 11 L

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