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

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