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ara tapu

n sacred row of plaiting in mats

Eronan

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n variant name for Futuna

fakatjikina

n the end

fakau sore

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[ɸakau sore] Said to be the oldest tree on the island, the first tree. It grows slowly and grows nowhere else. Cutting this tree is not allowed.

Fana

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n mixed descent group

fau

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[ɸau] Third verse of Popokiga, a fishing song

Feava

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[fejava] n bay, inlet

feiai

n conshell used in making necklaces

feiava

n bay, harbor; passage through reef

feisaua

v to plant using the sau

firoa

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[ɸiroa] n. Spangled Emperor

Example: Photo by Richard Ling, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

foitona

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n anus; syphilis

forau

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v travel (by sea), go on a trip, go abroad

foutoki

v to appear (said only of the first tooth)

fujira

v to sail, move by sail

furu fare

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[ɸuru ɸare] A house component: the thatching.

garakau

n shrubs and herbaceous plants; small plant life

gatara kosi

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[ŋatara kosi] n. Foursaddle Grouper

Example: Photo by ANFC, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

gatara kosi

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[ŋatara kosi] n. Greasy Grouper

Example: Photo by Jeffrey T. Williams / Smithsonian Institution, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

gatara kosi

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[ŋatara kosi] n. Netfin Grouper

Example: Photo by Molly Varghese / Fishbase, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

gatara kosi

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[ŋatara kosi] n. Surge Grouper

Example: Photo by J. E. Randall, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via FishBase

heimata

n eye

hgavava

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n intestines

hkanveika

n temporal bone

hloma

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n high tide

hma

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[hma] n. Ringtail Surgeonfish, Dark Surgeonfish

Example: Photo by Erik Schlogl / iNaturalist.org, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

htafugi

n yams cooked and eaten in planting ceremonies

itatafu

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[itatafu] The name for the top part of the island. It is flat and good for growing different kinds of taro.

kalasia

n a Christian (particularly European)

Kama

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n Aneityum Island

kanawaka

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[kanawaka] Middle, upper section of canoe which joins the front and back sections.

Example: Photo by K. David Harrison, Dec. 2017

kanov vaka

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[kanoʋ ʋaka] Lower section of the outside of main canoe.

kapekanu

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[kapekanu] n. Common Bluestripe Snapper

Example: Photo by Lyle Vail / Lizard Island Research Station, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

kapekanu

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[kapekanu] n. One-Spot Snapper

Example: Photo by Jeffrey T. Williams / Smithsonian Institution, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

kirikiri

n coral bits; gravel

kokau

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[kokau] A house component: diagonal upward beams forming the A-shape of the house.

Example: Photo by K. David Harrison, Dec. 2017

kurapo

kurapo
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[kurapo] n. Tang’s Snapper

(Bislama) Yello Brim

Example: Photo by ANFC, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

kuru

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n breadfruit

lavafatu

n knot

liko

liko
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[likou] n. Highfin Parrotfish (Adult)

Example: Photo by Jeffrey T. Williams / Smithsonian Institution, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

liko

liko
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[likou] n. Yellowbarred Parrotfish (Adult)

Example: Photo by ANFC, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

magarae

n brow, forehead

mahmaji

mahmaji
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[mahmaʃi] n. Humpback Unicornfish

Example: Photo by Ross D. Robertson / Shorefishes of the Neotropics, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

marari sega

marari sega
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[marariseŋa] n. Orangespotted Trevally

Example: Photo by ANFC, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

marino

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n peace

masi

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n bark cloth

meinu

n cluster of coconuts

melomelo

melomelo
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[melomelo] n. Strawberry Hind, Strawberry Grouper

Example: Photo by Mark Rosenstein / iNaturalist.org, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

melomelo

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[melomelo] n. Tomato Hind, Tomato Grouper

Example: Photo by Ian V. Shaw / ALA, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

mijimiji

n the wake of canoe

mkaka

n husk

moko hliki

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[moko hliki] A type of small, brown and black skink.

mororapa

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n stomach

muma ~ moma

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n mother, mother’s sister

mutu

mutu
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[mutu] n. Brown Chub, Grey Sea Chub, Grey Drummer

Example: Photo by John Turnbull, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

naleva

n a traditional dance

nami

n. type of plant (collection: Michael J. Balick #5224)

Example: The stems of this tree are used to make firewood. (authorities: Naumeta Rose (male, 32), Paul Fatapa (male, 74))

napa

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n dwarf

nauoua, uaua

n entrails, tendons, sinew, blood vessels

nifo ura

n. Vine to 3 m. (collection: Michael J. Balick #5211)

Example: (authorities: Naumeta Rose (male, 32), Paul Fatapa (male, 74))

nikaso

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[nikasof] n orphan

nikaso

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n orphan

nilo

n rope

paka uaka

n canoe with outrigger

pakafeina

n coconut spathe

pakafeiniu

n stalk of the coconut frond

pakasi

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n pig

pamu

n shoulder

papa

n walls of wild cane or coconut frond thatch

paru bare utu

paru bare utu
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[baru bare utu] n. Rusty Jobfish

(Bislama) Silva Poulet

Example: Photo by Jeffrey T. Williams / Smithsonian Institution, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

paru fifiji

paru fifiji
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[baru fifiʃi] n. Goldbanded Jobfish, Goldband Snapper

(Bislama) Big Scale Poulet

Example: Photo by ANFC, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

paru onea

paru onea
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[baru onea] n. Speckled Grouper

(Bislama) Spot Los

Example: Photo by ANFC, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

paua

paua
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[ba:wa] n. Dusky Rabbitfish

Example: Photo by Kathleen Kresner-Reyes / Fishbase, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

paua

paua
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[ba:wa] n. Vermiculated Spinefoot, Vermiculate Rabbitfish

Example: Photo by Rick Winterbottom / FishWise Professional, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

peipai taro

a small taro, just above the ground

poruku

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[porugu] General name for any canoe.

pusiki tai

pusiki tai
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[pusiki tai] n. Manybar Goatfish

Example: Photo by ANFC, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

rago

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[raŋo] n a fly

Retu Matoga

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[retu matoga] n. wind from the east towards Tekau

rifi rima

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n palm of hand

ruku

ruku
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[ruku] n. Sling-Jaw Wrasse

Example: Photo by Ian Shaw / iNaturalist.org, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

sia

sia
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[sija] n. Humpback Red Snapper, Paddletail

Example: Photo by Jeffrey T. Williams / Smithsonian Institution, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

siva

n second finger

sumtukuga

sumtukuga
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[sumtukuŋa] n. Titan Triggerfish

Example: Photo by Leonard Low, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

sumu

sumu
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[sumu] n. Rough Triggerfish, Spotted Oceanic Triggerfish, Oceanic Triggerfish

Example: Photo by ANFC, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

ta

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n bailer (for a canoe)

Tagajariri

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n homesite in Futuna

taku

n waist, pelvis

tamori

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[tamori] general term for swear words, informal

Tamurivaka

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n boulders near Sinou, Futuna

tapa rima

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n back of hand

tapatu vai

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[tapatu ʋai] n. Pickhandle Barracuda

Example: Photo by Mark Rosenstein / iNaturalist.org, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

tapogakere

n. type of plant (collection: Michael J. Balick #5220)

Example: The stems of this plant are used for house posts. They are said to be very hard and last "forever." (authorities: Naumeta Rose (male, 32), Paul Fatapa (male, 74))

taro

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n taro

Toga Tea

Toga Tea
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[toga tea] n. wind from the southeast towards Hteiu

umue umue

umue umue
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[umwe umwe] n. Gray Unicornfish, Silverblotched Unicornfish

Example: Photo by J. E. Randall, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

uorukago kanu

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[warukaŋou kanu] n. Bonito

(Bislama) Ponite

vave

vave
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[ʋa:ʋe] n. Russell’s Snapper, Moses Perch

Example: Photo by Andy A. Lewis / Lizard Island Research Station, License: CC BY-SA 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

Veronan

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n another name for Futuna

wauwau

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[wauwau] n. scandent shrub, growing in open scrub. latex white (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #4159)

Example: This plant is traded with people from Tanna and Aniwa, as it is sweet smelling, and is put around the head and neck for dancing.