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

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