A Paumotuan Dictionary with Polynesian Comparatives

General Books, 2010 - 118 sider
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 Excerpt: ...hero, to hide, to bury; Maori papahoro, to fall out, or drop out; Tahitian papahoro, a surf board. Maori whaka-papa, genealogy; Mangarevan ake-papa, to establish lineage. See makuru. Tahitian papape, a squall of wind and rain. Samoan papalagi, a foreigner; Tongan babalagi, a foreigner. Maori paparinga, the cheek; Hawaiian papalina, the cheek. Hawaiian papu, a plain; Tahitian papu, of an even surface. Hawaiian papu, to explain; Tahitian papu, inert; sluggish. Hawaiian palahu, the sickness of fowls; Tahitian parahuhu, to draw a thing between finger and thumb as in cleaning the intestines of pigs. Paraurau, even, flat; Maori paraharaha, flat; Marquesanpaahaaha, flat; Tahitianparahurahu, broad. Tahitian paraparai, to blot or daub. Maori paraki, a northerly wind; raki, north. Tahitian parau, to scratch; Maori raku, to soratch; Tongan balau, to scratch. See paranoe. See noe. Maori paraoa, a sperm whale; Marquesan paaoa, the sperm whale. Tahitian para, dung, dirt, rotten vegetables; Maori para, to out down bush, sediment, dross. Maori parari, a ravine; Tahitian parari, broken. PARU.. PARUAI PARU HI Mother o' pearl. To drag; to dredge. A shovel. Even, plain, flat. Largeness; ample. To enlarge. To brush; to rub with the hand. To drown oneself. To incriminate. A season of the year (the time of dearth, as Kaukume was the season of plenty.) Fish. Oalioo. Brief. Compact. liarau, to say; rauti, to harangue. Maori parau, to speak falsely; Tahitian parau, to speak. Tahitian parau, pearl oyster shell. See parakuraku. Parahurahu, surface, area; Mangaian paraurau, flat. Maori paremo, drowned; parengo, to slip. Tahitian pari, to accuse. Barotongan paroro. winter; Mangarevan paroro, the name of a ga paru, a fish bone; Hawaiian palu, the name of a fish; Samoan paiu, ...

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