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

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