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amuamu

n strands, threads

fa’afetai

thank you

Fafakaraua

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[fafakaraua] n. village of Futuna

faka tagi gata

faka tagi gata
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[ɸaka taŋi ŋata] n. tree, 4 m tall (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #4169)

Example: Peel off the outer portion of the stem, clean it, remove the fibers and dry them in the sun, and then weave into rope for fishing and also to make the net for catching flying fish. Weave into rope for fishing, and also weave this fiber to attach to the frame, used to catch flying fish.

fakamama

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n chasm, open window or door

fana

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[ɸana] A person with one parent from each moiety.

Fanau Fatu

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n an early European name for Futuna

fanua

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n island, land, country, homeland

fatu tapu

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n taboo stone

feria

v beg from one who has nothing; teasing, joke-telling

fonu

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n sacred sea turtle that is not eaten or killed

furumoa

n fishing lure

gasau

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[ŋasau] wild cane

hfana

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n bow

hgavae tagau

n shin

hutoi

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v to roast

inu

v to drink

kai ta geji

n tabooed food

karkari

n stalk of banana

kasifa

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[kasifa] n reef, shoal, sandbar (especially deeper sections of reef)

kato

small woven bag

kato vaka

n basket with two cornered base

kofu

n dew, mist, fog

kurokuro

n. type of plant (collection: Michael J. Balick #5243)

Example: The wood is collected for firewood. It is good for cooking lap lap in the earth oven. When cooking in the earth oven, the leaves are used to cover the stones on the fire, and then when the oven is covered with stones, put these leaves on top of the oven. (authorities: Naumeta Rose (male, 32), Paul Fatapa (male, 74))

liko

liko
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[likou] n. Globehead Parrotfish (Adult)

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

mu

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[mu] n. Redfin Bream

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

Namruke

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n one of two major groups of patrilineal descent of Futuna

nifijikake

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n puberty ceremony for girls

nopogi

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n day, season

parapu

n wind from the west

paru popai

paru popai
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[baru popai] n. Oblique-Banded Jobfish, Oblique-Banded Snapper

(Bislama) Yello Stripe Poulet

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

poja vae takemariri

n big toe

rei

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n sweet yam

Retu Matua

Retu Matua
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[retu matua] n. wind from the north towards Rofatu

sakiri

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[sakiri] general term for swear words, formal

tangata

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n husband, man

tape

n navel

tariga

[tariŋa] n ear

tauga lekaleka

n uvula

tawai

tawai
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[tawai] The large, main section of the canoe from which people fish.

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

tohtomata

n inside of eyes beside nose

tuna

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v to cook

uaofuru boh

uaofuru boh
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[woɸoru bo’] n. Twosaddle Goatfish

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

uoguo

n tooth decay

uoroga

uoroga
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[woroŋou] n. Lined Surgeonfish, Bluelined Surgeonfish

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

vaka

n womb

Varona

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n new form of Eronan, a variant name for Futuna

vava fofare

vava fofare
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[ʋaʋa ɸoɸare] n. liana climbing in syzygium namoa tree c. 5 m above ground, growing in well developed secondary forest. fruits green to dark purple. (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #4152)

Example: The vine is used as a rope to ties thing, as it is flexible and strong. Hold the vine over a hot fire then tie it on something while it is still warm. When this vine cools, it is very strong.

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

vetei

vetei
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[ʋetei] n. Yellowfin Goatfish

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