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Language: Niue

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:Tongic 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
69 to hunt word info      
82 dull, blunt      
98 egg      
118 grass      
128 sky      
132 fog      
141 wet      
165 bad, evil      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
177 this      
186 you      
193 if      
10 dirty pilo Dirty    
83 to work word info gahua To work; job, occupation (Sph)    
110 spider kufani      
134 thunder halulu Pollex 06: Halulu. :Thunder; to thunder, reverberate.    
134 thunder pakūlagi lit: roar, sky    
156 thin word info aleale Pollex 06: Aleale. :Thin, transparent (Sph).    
158 narrow lau/tote Pollex 06: Lau/tote. :Narrow.    
190 other falu Pollex 06: Falu. :Some, other (Mce).    
208 Fifty word info lima fiha      
6 road/path kauhala Roadside 1  
6 road/path hala Road 1  
11 dust efu Dust 1  
12 skin kili Skin 1  
17 liver ate Liver 1  
18 breast huhu Breast, breast milk (i) 1  
22 to fear mataku/taku To fear, be afraid 1  
24 head ulu Head 1  
27 nose ihu Nose 1  
28 to breathe faka/manava/ Breath 1  
31 tooth nifo Tooth 1  
34 to cry tagi To weep, cry (Mce) 1  
40 to drink inu Drink 1  
43 ear teliŋa Ear (Mce) 1  
45 eye mata Eye, face 1  
62 thatch/roof ato To cover (mainly refers to covering a shelter with leaves, or to cover an area of land with leaves (Sph) 1  
70 to shoot word info fana/fiti Shoot with bow (I) 1  
75 to die, be dead mate To die 1  
78 to cut, hack word info talai Hew, carve, chop, adze 1  
79 stick/wood akau Wood, tree 1  
85 to choose fifili Choose, select (MCE) 1  
86 to grow word info tupu Grow, spring up, be descended from (McE) 1  
90 to dig keli To dig 1  
97 bird manu Animal 1  
97 bird manu/lele Bird 1  
97 bird manu lele Bird (not animal) 1  
108 louse word info kutu Louse 1  
109 mosquito namu Mosquito 1  
111 fish ika Fish 1  
113 branch word info laa (sg) 1  
113 branch word info laalaa (pl). Small branch (McE) B. [<] 1  
114 leaf lau Leaf 1  
114 leaf au Thatch (McE) 1  
117 fruit fua Fruit, bear fruit 1  
120 stone fatu/kalaa Rough volcanic stone 1  
120 stone patu Rock 1  
121 sand one Sand 1  
121 sand /one/one Sand 1  
124 sea tahi Sea 1  
130 star fetuu Star 1  
133 rain uha Rain 1  
143 fire afi Fire 1  
146 ash efu/efu Ashes (I) 1  
152 small iki/iki Small 1  
160 painful, sick maki Pollex 06: Maki. :Sickness, illness, sore. 1  
161 shy, ashamed maa Ashamed 1  
163 new foou New 1  
167 night poo Night 1  
169 year tau Year, season (Mce) 1  
173 at i At (preposed particle) 1  
178 that ia demonstrative: that, those 1  
183 thou koe Second person singular, thou 1  
183 thou koe Second person singular, thou 1  
184 he/she ia He, she, it (McE) 1  
188 what? word info haa what?, why? 1  
189 who? word info hai Who 1  
198 Two word info ua Two 1  
199 Three word info tolu Three (McE) 1  
201 Five word info lima Five, hand.(Source: Pollex) 1  
202 Six word info ono Pollex 06: Ono. :Six (Sph) 1  
203 Seven word info fitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
4 leg/foot vee Leg (respectful term) (McE) 1, 100  
185 we word info taua   1, 29  
185 we word info tautolu   1, 39  
168 day aho Day (not night) 1, 54  
44 to hear faanoŋo/noŋo Hear, listen, obey (MCE) 1, 59  
1 hand lima Five, hand 1, 64  
138 warm word info mafana Warm 1, 72  
71 to stab, pierce huki Pierce, stab 1, 8  
167 night pouli-   1, 10  
55 woman/female fifine Woman (Wtr) 1, 106  
54 man/male taane Male, husband (Mce) 1, 11  
182 I au First person singular pronoun (Focus) 1, 21  
182 I kau First person singular pronoun 1, 21  
55 woman/female -fine Female 1, 41  
37 to eat kai Food, eat (mc), eat (i) 1, 47  
139 cold word info makalili Cold, chilly 1, 52  
41 to bite ka/kati/ Hold in mouth (Mce) 1, 55  
100 wing tapakau Wing of a bird, fin of a fish (McE) 1, 59  
100 wing pekau Wing of a bird, fin of a fish (McE) 1, 59  
136 wind mataŋi Wind 1, 66  
200 Four word info faa four 1, 66  
53 person/human being taŋata Man, person, mankind (Mce) 1, 66, 97  
144 to burn word info tungi To kindle, to light a fire 1, 7  
100 wing peehau Wing of a bird or other flying creature (McE) 1, 81  
14 belly alo/alo Belly, bowels (i) 10  
39 to cook word info tao Bake (Mce) 10  
72 to hit word info taa Strike, kill, adze (Mce) 10  
77 to scratch word info alati To scratch 10  
78 to cut, hack word info iihi Split, divide, rip open (McE) 10  
88 to squeeze word info lomi Press 10  
103 meat/flesh kiko Flesh; female genitalia 10  
119 earth/soil kele/kele Earth, soil 10  
123 to flow tafe To flow (I) 10  
124 sea moana Sea beyond the reef, ocean 10  
48 to sleep mohe Sleep 10, 109  
166 correct, true hako/tika/ hako 107  
2 left hema The left (side or hand) (Tgr) 11  
13 back word info tu'a   11  
66 to tie up, fasten fa(fa)u Construct by tying 11  
66 to tie up, fasten fa/fau/ bind together (McE) 11  
95 to fall word info mokulu Fall (as ripe fruit) (McE) 11  
101 to fly lele Fly (McE) 11  
136 wind havili Blow softly, gentle breeze 11  
137 to blow word info havili Blow softly, gentle breeze 11  
140 dry word info maha Empty, dry 11  
194 how? word info feefee How? 11  
194 how? word info pehe Thus 11  
195 no, not tee Negative (McE) 111  
16 intestines ŋaakau Intestines 12  
72 to hit word info haha Beat down 12  
89 to hold word info kuku Draw together, embrace, grasp, hold 12  
104 fat/grease huni Greasy 12  
106 snake gata Snake 12  
124 sea vaha Open sea (McE) 12  
131 cloud word info ao/lagi Cloud 12  
151 green lanu laukou   12  
152 small puku/puku Small, medium-sized (McE) 12  
153 big lahi Large 12  
155 long word info loa Long 12, 105  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ilo Report, inform (Tgr) 13  
20 to know, be knowledgeable iloa Know (Tgr) 13  
72 to hit word info paa Slap, strike, touch (I), clap (McE) 13  
88 to squeeze word info tatau Wring, strain, press out (Mce) 13  
102 rat kumaa Rat 13  
105 tail hiku End, tail 13  
112 rotten word info pala Ripe, rotten (I), wet, clammy (McE) 13  
149 red kula Red 13  
180 far mamao Distant 13  
191 all katoa All, total 13  
191 all gotoa All, everyone, whole. Archaic, used in church (Sph) 13  
67 to sew word info tui Thread pierced objects, sew (I)(McE) 13, 16  
112 rotten word info pala/popo Rotting on ground (McE) 13, 14  
57 husband taane Male, husband (Mce) 14  
61 house fale   14  
66 to tie up, fasten liilii Arrange a raft (I) 14  
66 to tie up, fasten lilii Bind 14  
103 meat/flesh kakano Flesh, meaning (Mce) 14  
104 fat/grease gako Dripping, cooking-oil (Sph) 14  
112 rotten word info popo Rotten 14  
127 woods/forest vao Forest 14  
36 to spit anu To spit (McE) 14, 84, 121  
8 to turn word info fuli (ACD) turn over, turn away 15  
32 tongue alelo Tongue 15  
89 to hold word info hapo Take in the hand 15  
127 woods/forest ulu Grove, clump (i), plantation, group (Mce) 15  
51 to sit nofo Sit, dwell 16  
78 to cut, hack word info hele Knife, cut (I), cut up (McE) 16  
164 good -melie Pleasing, good 16  
25 neck ua Neck 18  
47 to yawn mamao Yawn 19, 28  
47 to yawn faka/mama/nga To open the mouth (Mce) 19, 5  
30 mouth ŋutu Mouth, beak, orifice (I) (McE) 2  
52 to stand tuu Stand, be upright 2  
81 sharp matila Pollex 06: Matila. :Sharp. 2  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki Knock, pound, mash (McE) 2  
115 root aka Creeper, Kudzu Bean (Pueraria thunbergiana) (McE) 2  
122 water word info vai Water 2  
135 lightning uhila Lightning 2  
145 smoke word info ahu Smoke 2  
192 and ma And (not confined to numerals) 2  
209 One Hundred word info te au Hundred (McE).(Source: Pollex) 2  
185 we word info maua   2, 29  
185 we word info mautolu   2, 39  
25 neck kakia Throat, neck [<] 20  
25 neck ka(a)/kia/ Neck (McE) 20  
25 neck faka/kia/ To stretch out the neck (McE) 20  
108 louse word info tuma Louse (McE) 3  
125 salt matima   3  
154 short word info puku/puku Small, medium-sized (McE) 3  
157 thick word info matolu Thick 3  
204 Eight word info valu Pollex 06: Valu. :Eight. 3  
210 One Thousand word info afe Thousand (Sph).(Source: Pollex) 3  
181 where? word info fee Where? which? when? (MCE) [<] 3, 35  
181 where? word info fee Where? 3, 35  
26 hair word info fulu Hair, feathers 31  
50 to dream miti Dream 36  
129 moon mahina Moon (Bgs) 37, 5  
94 to throw word info velo Pollex 06: Velo. :Throw (Mce). 38  
23 blood toto Blood, sap, juice (McE) 4  
59 mother matua fifina parent female 4  
84 to plant too To plant; to conceive (of a woman) (McE) 4  
120 stone maka Stone, pebble, rock 4  
207 Twenty word info tekau Twenty (only used in counting fish).(Source: Pollex) 4  
26 hair word info lau ulu Hair of the head (Mce) 40  
197 One word info taha One [<] 41  
7 to come aua/a Arrive opportunely, to happen upon (McE) 44  
142 heavy mamafa Heavy 46  
162 old word info tuai Old, ancient; marks perfect aspect (McE) 48  
9 to swim kakau Swim (I) 5  
9 to swim kau/kau Swim (McE) 5  
9 to swim kou/kou Swim (McE) 5  
99 feather palaa Long tail-feathers of a bird (McE) 5  
137 to blow word info ifi Blow 5  
170 when? word info fe_ (ACD)which?, where?, when? 5  
174 in, inside loto Inside, pool 5  
206 Ten word info hongofulu Ten.(Source: Pollex) 5  
3 right matau Right (not left) 5, 13  
205 Nine word info hiva Nine.(Source: Pollex) 5, 44  
15 bone hui   52  
64 to say ke pehe   59  
5 to walk haele Go (formal usage) 6  
61 house kaina Home, land, homeland (Sph) 6  
63 name hinga Name 6  
63 name higoa   6  
72 to hit word info poki Slap (McE) [<] 6  
76 to live, be alive ola Life, health (Mce) 6  
76 to live, be alive ola/ola Health, recover from illness (I) 6  
126 lake loto Pool, lakelet (McE) 6  
137 to blow word info puhi Blow (I), spurt out, blow out (McE) 6  
56 child tamaikiiki Children (McE) 6, 64  
152 small liki/liki Small (Motu dialect) (McE) 66  
71 to stab, pierce hoka Pierce, poke (Mce) 67  
10 dirty palapala Dampness (McE) 7  
33 to laugh kata Laugh 7  
49 to lie down word info takoto Pollex 06: Takoto. :Lie down. 7  
73 to steal kaihaa Steal 7  
80 to split word info matofi/ua Split in two (McE) 7  
87 to swell word info fu/fula/ To swell 7  
96 dog kulii Dog 7  
126 lake namo Lake, pond 7  
147 black uli Black, dark coloured (i), black (Mce) 7  
159 wide laulahi Wide, broad 73, 9  
19 shoulder tuke/ua Shoulder 78?  
21 to think mahala L from EP 8 L
35 to vomit lua Vomit 8  
38 to chew word info gau Chew, as sugar cane 8  
42 to suck miti Suck; absorb (McE) 8  
46 to see mata Look at (Mce) 8  
72 to hit word info tuki Knock, pound, mash (McE) 8  
74 to kill taa Strike, kill, adze (McE) 8  
116 flower fiti Flower 8  
137 to blow word info angi Light breeze (I), blow generally gentle breeze (McE) 8  
137 to blow word info a/angi/ Blow gently (of wind) (Ndc) 8  
144 to burn word info tafu Make fire, light fire, tend fire, cook (I) 8  
148 white tea White, light-coloured, fair skinned (McE) 8  
166 correct, true tonu Proper, right (McE) 8  
176 below lalo Below, under 8  
88 to squeeze word info fo/fota/ Squeeze, throttle, press (McE) 8, 2, 93  
196 to count totou Read, count (McE) 8, 80  
58 wife hama Wife (fig.) (McE) 8?  
58 wife hoana   8?  
14 belly manava Belly 9  
21 to think manatu Think, consider, remember, wonder, try to understand; the mind, opinion (McE) 9  
29 to sniff, smell hoŋi Touch noses, smell (i), smell (Mce) 9  
60 father matua taane parent male 9  
65 rope toua Rope, cord (McE) (Tgr) 9  
68 needle hika Net needle (i) 9  
77 to scratch word info v/aku/aku Scribble, scratch (Mce) 9  
78 to cut, hack word info koti Pinch, snip 9  
78 to cut, hack word info kokoti Pinch 9  
91 to buy taui To pay, reward, revenge (McE) 9  
92 to open, uncover afangi To open (McE) 9  
107 worm (earthworm) kelemutu Pollex 06: Kelemutu. :Earthworm. 9  
150 yellow ago   9  
166 correct, true tika L from EP lgs 9 L
175 above lunga Above 9  
179 near tata Near (Mce) 9  
192 and mo And, with, for, nor, as, in, from (McE) 9  
41 to bite eti To bite off (as rind of sugarcane, etc)(Mce) 9, 84  
11 dust puefu Dust crumbled(I) x  
15 bone ivi Fishbone B. [<] x  
35 to vomit puhaki A sigh (McE) [<] x  
47 to yawn mamao DUP x  
77 to scratch word info laku Mix with hands [<] x  
79 stick/wood laakau Shrub, plant (McE) [this is likely a borrowed form, however the semantic value is different to the one needed here. x  
83 to work word info galue A feast (Sph) [<] x  
83 to work word info gahua DUP x  
140 dry word info pakaka Scorched (i) [<] x  
168 day aho DUP x  
182 I -ku First person singular (Possessive) x  
187 they laua   x  
187 they maua   x  

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