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n Futuna people
aiau noiai afatumubuku
I have grandchildren
n tongs for fire
n the activity of spearing fish
n octopus tentacles
n a kind of tree, the root produces a spice
[ama] Outrigger of canoe, shorter name.
A Futuna traditional game played with shells, as a show of memory and mathematical ability. Name means "take away one", describing how shells are removed one by one, and the player must recite how many remain in each row.
n crowd, group of people
n strands, threads
n beach, north side of Futuna
n a plant, root is used to make yellow dye
n row, line
n village (lit. row of houses)
n sacred row of plaiting in mats
n a claw
[arigawagawa] A refreshment consumed after a fishing expedition or other hard labor.
ariki ~ teriki
n chief, ruler, God, spirits
[ariri] A type of shell. Possibly family Turbinidae.
n chest, front side
n present, gift
n short upright sticks which brace and plug interior canoe wall
n substitute, duplicate (examples include a person killed in retaliation for another’s death, one of two persons chewing kava, or one who chews kava for others to drink).
n soul, spirit, ghosts of the dead
n homesite in Esoa
[atatoma] n. village of Futuna
[doua] n arrowroot
n row, line
n descent line
n ghost, spirit, demon, ancestor
n current, eddy, whirlpool
[au] n foam, steam
n foam, steam
n smoke of fire
n village near Mouga, Futuna