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Language: Tuamotu

Source/Author:  POLLEX 2000 (Bruce Biggs & Ross Clark) 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  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 kapu Sole of the foot, palm of the hand (Stn) 7  
1 hand rima Five, hand 1  
2 left hema Left (Hand) 11  
3 right katau Right (not left) 5, 40  
4 leg/foot vae Leg 1, 100  
5 to walk haere Go 6  
6 road/path ara Road 1  
7 to come (haere) mai   1, 42  
8 to turn word info huri   15  
9 to swim kau Swim 5  
10 dirty hava Filthy 8  
11 dust puuehu Dust, scattered 1, 74  
12 skin kiri Skin 1  
13 back word info papatua Small of back 11  
14 belly kona Lower abdomen 8  
14 belly koopuu Belly, stomach 2  
14 belly manava Belly 9  
14 belly tia Lower part of belly (Stn) 1  
15 bone ivi Bone 52, 5  
16 intestines ŋaakau Intestines 12  
17 liver ate Heart 1  
18 breast koouma Chest, breast, bosom (Stn) 7  
19 shoulder pakihivi Shoulder-blade (Stn) 8  
19 shoulder pakihui Collarbone, part of shoulder on which, carrying pole rests (Stn) [<] 8 L
20 to know, be knowledgeable kite Know 12  
20 to know, be knowledgeable maatau Understand 1  
21 to think mahara Remember, recall, bear in mind, consider (Stn) 8  
22 to fear mataku Fear v, afraid, to be 1  
23 blood toto Blood (Stn) 4  
24 head uru Head, hair 1  
24 head upoko Head of a man 10  
25 neck kaakii Neck, neck of phallus 20  
25 neck ua Neck (poetic) 18  
26 hair word info huru Hair, feather 31  
26 hair word info roouru Hair (Obs.) 40  
27 nose ihu Nose 1  
28 to breathe ŋaa Breathe, take deep breath 10  
28 to breathe manava Breath (Poetic) 1  
28 to breathe haa Breathe 11  
28 to breathe haa/haa Breathe, gasp 11  
29 to sniff, smell hoŋi Touch noses, smell 9  
30 mouth vaha Mouth 1, 8  
30 mouth ŋutu Beak, lips, rim, snout 2  
31 tooth niho Tooth 1  
32 tongue arero Tongue, clitoris (Stn) 15  
33 to laugh kata Laugh 7  
34 to cry taŋi Weep, cry, groan, make characteristic sound (Stn) 1  
35 to vomit ruua/ki Vomit 8, 31  
36 to spit anu To spit, spittle, saliva 14, 84  
36 to spit tuha Spit, expectorate (Stn) 19, 34?  
36 to spit tufa Spit, expectorate (Stn) 19, 34?  
37 to eat kai Food, eat 1, 44  
38 to chew word info ŋau Gnaw 8  
39 to cook word info tao Cook in earth oven 10  
40 to drink inu Drink 1  
41 to bite kati Bite, nip v 1, 55  
42 to suck miti Suck, lick 8  
42 to suck momi Swallow, suck 11?  
42 to suck omo Sip, suck (Stn) 7  
42 to suck ŋoŋo Suck, as a baby at the breast (Stn) 7  
43 ear tariŋa Ear (Stn) 1  
44 to hear roŋo Hear, news 1  
45 eye mata Eye, face 1  
46 to see kite   1  
47 to yawn haamama Yawn, gape, be open 19, 28  
48 to sleep moe Sleep 10  
49 to lie down word info takoto   7  
50 to dream moemoeaa A dream (Stn) 7, 27  
51 to sit noho Sit, dwell 16  
52 to stand tuu Stand, upright, to be 2  
53 person/human being taŋata Man, mankind (Stn) 1, 66  
54 man/male haakoi Mature, well-built man 17?  
54 man/male taane Male human being, husband (Stn) 1, 11  
55 woman/female vahiine Woman 1, 106, 116  
55 woman/female hiine Female 1, 41  
56 child tama Child; term of address to man 6  
56 child tamaariki Children (Stn) 6, 63  
57 husband taane Male human being, husband (Stn) 14  
58 wife moorire Pollex 06: <Moorire. :Woman, wife>.    
59 mother metua vahine   4  
60 father metua taane   1, 9  
61 house fare House 14  
61 house hare House 14  
62 thatch/roof ato Thatch 1  
63 name iŋoa Name 6  
64 to say parau   12  
65 rope patoko      
65 rope taura   9  
66 to tie up, fasten fau Tie 11  
66 to tie up, fasten hiitiki Tie, bind 12  
66 to tie up, fasten rii Tied around, bound round to be 14  
66 to tie up, fasten hau   11  
67 to sew word info tui Thread pierced objects, sew 13  
68 needle au Needle 1  
68 needle /hau/ato Barbed thatching needle [<] 1 L
69 to hunt word info akuaku   7  
70 to shoot word info fana Shoot with bow 1  
70 to shoot word info hana Shoot with bow 1  
71 to stab, pierce hoka Stab, pierce 67  
71 to stab, pierce huki Pierce, spit 1, 8  
72 to hit word info paki Tap, pat, rap, clap, knock, strike (Stn) 6  
72 to hit word info papaki Freq. paki (Stn) 6  
72 to hit word info patu Strike 7  
72 to hit word info taa Strike 10  
72 to hit word info tuki Strike 8  
73 to steal keiaa Steal (Stn) 7  
74 to kill taparahi   10  
74 to kill patu   9  
75 to die, be dead mate Die 1  
75 to die, be dead pohe Die 3  
76 to live, be alive ora Health, alive, recover from illness 6  
77 to scratch word info raku Scratch, scrape 9  
77 to scratch word info ra/raku/ Scratch with fingernails 9  
78 to cut, hack word info ihi Split, divide, cleave (Stn) 10  
78 to cut, hack word info kokoti Cut, clip 9  
79 stick/wood raakau Wood, tree, bush, plant, stick, twig, log 1  
80 to split word info ŋa/faa Burst open, split apart, crack (Stn) 5, 72  
80 to split word info maataataa Split, crack, partially but in many places    
80 to split word info tapahi Cleave apart, sunder, cut (Stn) 4  
81 sharp koi Sharp 14, 66  
81 sharp popo Pointed, sharp    
82 dull, blunt tuu/muu Pollex 06: Tuu/muu, tii/muu. :Blunt, dull (Stn). 10  
82 dull, blunt tii/muu Pollex 06: Tuu/muu, tii/muu. :Blunt, dull (Stn). 10  
83 to work word info haŋa Work, make, etc 10  
84 to plant tanu   2  
85 to choose koikoi      
86 to grow word info tupu Grow 1  
87 to swell word info koropuupuu Swell out, puff up, blisters 6, 30  
88 to squeeze word info ŋiŋiti Pollex 06: 9i9iti. :Squeeze, compress, grip tightly; pinch, pinch off (Stn). 11?  
89 to hold word info taŋo Seize, grasp. take hold of (Stn) 14  
90 to dig keri Dig v 1  
91 to buy hoko Exchange, barter 7  
92 to open, uncover heheu   36  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki Strike 20, 2  
94 to throw word info maka Throw, cast, sling; a sling (Stn) 11  
94 to throw word info tiri Throw 9  
94 to throw word info toro Cast, hurl 10?  
95 to fall word info makiri Fall down, out 10  
95 to fall word info marere Fall, as ripe fruit, leaves (Stn) 12  
95 to fall word info hiŋa Fall v 44  
95 to fall word info topa To fall 124  
96 dog kuri Dog 7  
96 dog kuri/o Dog 7  
96 dog kurio Dog (Stn) 7  
97 bird manu Animal, bird 1  
98 egg toouo Eggs of any kind (Stn) 7  
99 feather huru Pollex 06: Huru. :Hair, feather. 1  
100 wing pererau Wing, flipper, fin, collarbone 9  
101 to fly rere Fly, jump, run v 11  
102 rat kiore Rat 12  
103 meat/flesh kiko Flesh 10  
104 fat/grease hinu Oil, grease, fat 12  
105 tail hiku Hind part of a fish; stern of a canoe (Stn) 13  
105 tail vaero Tail and adjacent parts of four-footed animal (Stn) 10  
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm) toke Worm (Stn) 7  
108 louse word info kutu Louse 1  
109 mosquito namu Insect (freely mosquito) 1  
110 spider tukutuku A variety of harmless spider (Stn) 5  
111 fish paru   8?  
112 rotten word info para Ripe 13  
112 rotten word info popo Decay 14  
113 branch word info raakau Wood, tree, bush, plant, stick, twig, log 1, 4  
114 leaf rau Leaf 1  
115 root aka Small root 2  
116 flower pua Blossom out, flower 1  
117 fruit hua Fruit; roe 1  
118 grass maauku Sword-grass sp. (Xiphagrostis floridula?) 58  
118 grass moouku (Xiphagrostis floridula) sword-grass 58  
119 earth/soil repo Dirt 11  
120 stone fatu Hard lump, stone (Poetic) 1  
120 stone hatu Hard lump, stone (Poetic) 1  
120 stone poofatu Stone 1, 19  
121 sand one Sand 1  
122 water word info vai Water 2  
123 to flow tahe Flow, exude, melt, run (Sve) 10  
124 sea moana Sea 10  
124 sea tai Sea, lagoon water, the tide, the side of the lagoon (Stn) 1  
125 salt miti Salt water 7  
126 lake rano Great flood 1  
126 lake roto Lagoon 6  
127 woods/forest ŋahere Forest 16  
127 woods/forest uru/raakau Grove, clump 15, 110  
127 woods/forest vao Forest 14  
128 sky raŋi Sky, heavens, abode of the gods; the head (Stn) 1  
129 moon hina Moon 37  
130 star fetuu Star 1  
130 star hetuu Star 1  
131 cloud word info ao Gleaming cloud (Obs.) 12  
131 cloud word info titi Long, streaky white clouds (Stn) 13  
132 fog kohu Envelop (said of cloud or mist) 1, 47  
132 fog maahu Steam, water vapour, mist 10  
133 rain ua Rain 1  
134 thunder fatutiri Thunder (Stn) 14  
135 lightning rapa Flash of lightning 9  
135 lightning uira Lightning 2  
136 wind ma-taŋi Wind n 1, 66  
136 wind hau/mataŋi Refreshing gentle breeze 10/1, 66  
137 to blow word info aŋi Breeze 8  
137 to blow word info farara Blow (of wind) 9  
137 to blow word info harara Blow (of wind) 9  
137 to blow word info paa Blow (of wind) 7  
137 to blow word info puhi Blow 6  
138 warm word info mahana Warm 1, 72  
139 cold word info makariri Cold, chilly 1, 52  
139 cold word info anu Cold 8  
139 cold word info toketoke Cold 9  
140 dry word info maroo Dry, hard, solid (Stn) 13  
141 wet rari Wet 9  
142 heavy tuʔatuʔa Pollex 06: Tu?atu?a. :Thick, bulging, heavy (Stn)    
143 fire ahi Fire 1  
144 to burn word info tahu Prepare or light fire, prepare oven (Stn) 8  
144 to burn word info tuŋi Light, kindle, set fire to (Stn) 1, 7  
145 smoke word info au Smoke 2  
145 smoke word info auahi Fire (Stn) 2  
146 ash rehu Ashes 67  
147 black kere Dark, black 5  
147 black uri Dark coloured 7  
147 black hiva Black 6  
148 white tea White, clear (Stn) 8  
149 red kura Red 13  
149 red mea Reddish 1  
150 yellow reŋareŋa Yellow 10  
151 green matie   1, 11  
152 small iti Small 121  
152 small riki Small 66  
153 big nui Big 11  
154 short word info poto Short 9  
155 long word info roa Long a 12  
156 thin word info rahi Pollex 06: Rahi. :Thin (Stn). 5  
157 thick word info tuʔatuʔa Pollex 06: Tu?atu?a. :Thick, bulging, heavy (Stn) 10  
158 narrow koma/koma Narrow (Stn) 10  
159 wide raha(raha) Wide, extended 48  
160 painful, sick mamae Pain 10  
160 painful, sick maauiui To suffer pain (Stn) 1, 12  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info korooua An old man (Stn) 9  
162 old word info korou To be aged (Stn) 9  
163 new hoou Young, new 1  
164 good reka Pleasant 14  
164 good maitaki Good, pleasant, excellent 15  
164 good meitaki Good, pleasant, excellent 15  
165 bad, evil kino Bad, wicked, harmful; disaster, trouble (Stn) 9  
165 bad, evil kiro Bad, harmful, unfortunate, evil; ruined etc., etc. (Stn) 9  
166 correct, true tika Just, right 9  
167 night ruki Dark, night    
167 night poo Night 1  
168 day ao Day (not night) 1, 54  
169 year tau Season, year (Stn) 1  
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info taahuna Pollex 06: Taahuna. :To hide, conceal. 1, 16  
172 to climb word info kake Climb 32  
173 at i At (preposed particle) 1  
173 at tei Locative particle, at, in, on 5  
174 in, inside roto Inside, pool, depression in reef 5  
175 above ruŋa Above 9  
176 below raro Below, under 8  
177 this te/ia Pollex 06: Te/ia. :This, this one (Stn).    
178 that taua That, the aforesaid (Stn) x  
178 that aua Those (several) aforementioned (Stn) x  
179 near fatata Near (Stn) 9  
179 near hatata Near (Stn) 9  
179 near tata To be near (Stn) 9  
180 far mamao Distant 13  
180 far taumamao Distant 13  
181 where? word info fea Where? 3, 35  
181 where? word info hea Where? 3, 35  
182 I au First person singular pronoun (Focus) 1, 21  
182 I -ku First person singular (Possessive) x  
183 thou koe Second person singular, thou 1  
183 thou koe Second person singular, thou 1  
184 he/she ia He, she 1  
185 we word info tatou 1 pl. incl. 1, 39  
186 you koorua Second person dual pronoun, you (Ply) x  
186 you koutou Second person plural pronoun in nucleus of the phrase (Ply) 16  
187 they      
188 what? word info aha What 1  
189 who? word info ai Who? 1  
190 other      
191 all katoŋa   13  
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not kauraka Do not (Stn) 12  
196 to count      
197 One word info tahi One, (to be) (Obs.)(Stn) 14, 48  
198 Two word info rua Two 1  
199 Three word info toru Three (Stn) 1  
200 Four word info faa Four 1, 66  
200 Four word info haa Four 1, 66  
201 Five word info rima Five, hand.(Source: Pollex) 1  
202 Six word info fene   25  
203 Seven word info hitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
204 Eight word info varu Pollex 06: Varu. :Eight. 3  
205 Nine word info iva Nine.(Source: Pollex) 5, 66  
206 Ten word info ŋahuru Ten.(Source: Pollex) 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info rau Hundred.(Source: Pollex) 2  
210 One Thousand word info mano A thousand, two thousand or twenty thousand.(Source: Pollex) 2  

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