Entries from Ranby 1980 in Pollex-Online

Ranby, P. (1980). A Nanumea Lexicon. Canberra, Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University.

Language Item Description
Tuvalu A Personal article
Tuvalu -a Noun stativiser
Tuvalu Aa Fence
Tuvalu Aa/tafaata Tomorrow
Tuvalu Aaee Yes
Tuvalu Afaa Storm, typhoon, hurricane, cyclone
Tuvalu Afe Deviate; Call in on while passing
Tuvalu Afe Thousand
Tuvalu Aafea When? (in the future)
Tuvalu Afi Fire
Tuvalu Afii Wrap a parcel
Tuvalu Afiafi Evening
Tuvalu Afiga Armpit
Tuvalu Afo Cord of fishing rod
Tuvalu Afu Offspring, have offspring.: fertile.
Tuvalu Afu Similar, resemble
Tuvalu Aafu To sweat
Tuvalu Aafua Islet, sandbank
Tuvalu Aafuaafu To drizzle
Tuvalu Aga Custom, way of acting
Tuvalu Aga Feast given for woman at birth of child
Tuvalu Agaaga Soul
Tuvalu Agi Blow (of wind)
Tuvalu Aava Polite, respectful ; honour, respect
Tuvalu Ao Day (not night)
Tuvalu Au Gall
Tuvalu Au To smoke
Tuvalu Ai Anaphoric pronoun
Tuvalu Aitu Ghost, spirit
Tuvalu Aka Root
Tuvalu Aka(hi) Push with foot, stamp
Tuvalu Akelisi Locust (Gk.)
Tuvalu -aki Formative suffix (by)
Tuvalu Akiaki Fairy Tern
Tuvalu Aku I, me; my (plural)
Tuvalu Ala Be or become awake
Tuvalu Aalai Fence; cut off fugitive with pincer movement ; wall
Tuvalu Alati Scratch, as when itchy
Tuvalu Alava (C. longiamus)
Tuvalu Alelo Tongue
Tuvalu Ali Fish sp., Flounder
Tuvalu Ali Clean inside of eyelids
Tuvalu Ali/ali Visible
Tuvalu Aalia Shallow passage between two islets
Tuvalu Aaliga To smell of food or perfume
Tuvalu Aliki A chief
Tuvalu Alili (Turbo sp.)
Tuvalu Alo Belly (of mammal), ventral area (of fish)
Tuvalu Alo To paddle
Tuvalu Alofa Love, pity, compassion