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abaaba

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noun door

aboabongi

adjective easily capsizable

adaada

dawn

adaadeu

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pronoun our (plural, inclusive; for plural, alienable noun)

agoago

noun taro fibers

ahiahi danuaa

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good evening

alaala dangada

noun false labor pains (of a pregnant woman)

aladoidoi

noun iron (a piece of)

angaanga

noun body

baabaa

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flat

balagia a de gaga

noun fish sp., parrot fish

baubau

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adjective bad

daadaa

noun sibling (mostly children’s talk)

daahaa

daahaa
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noun second stage of a green coconut; type of huaamee

dahi daalaa

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noun dollar bill

dangada agoago taumaha

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noun priest

de ahiahi danua

good evening

didi

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grass skirt

dugidugi

dugidugi
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noun tool used to mash food

Example: Photo by Emily Drummond, 06/10/15

dumugamuga

noun butt

duu lellele

noun apodous sea cucumber

duumugamuga

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noun butt

gaadinga hagaangiangi

copra dried in the wind (not in the sun or in an oven)

gaanuunu

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bosom/breast

gaaunuunu

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noun breast, bosom

gabugabu

shore

gadigadi

verb have itch

galevaleva

bird species

ganoango

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adjective yellow

gelegele

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adjective dirty

gelegele

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noun sand

gelgele dea

sand

gumigumi

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chin

hadahada

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chest

hagaabasasa

act like or emulate Europeans

hagaaduadu dangada

critical of others

hagagili

cause to have skin disease

hagagudu

cause to have lice (by transfer)

hagahongagainga

to make a chil urinate

hagangadimee

adjective mean; inconsiderate

hagausiusi de me

a sky covered with rain clouds

hai mogomogo

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adjective muscular

hakaaununu

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verb breastfeed

hatahata

noun chest (body part)

hihi mada

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eyebrow

huaamee mugamuga

huaamee mugamuga
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noun first stage of a green coconut; youngest coconut

hungahunga a nui

the flower of the coconut tree

hungahunga-a-nui

the flower of the coconut tree

ivi ngongo

collar bone

lagolago

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adjective plenty; a lot, many

laulau

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overripe coconut apple

laulau gai

a canoe used to transport food to a feast

lavalava

noun wrap skirt; sarong

lolo hai haahine

a love potion (applied to the clothes or body)

longolongo i leaala

rumor

longolongo iho dalinga

pick up information from others’ conversation

luduludu

trembling

madalima daalaa

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noun fifty dollar bill

madumadua

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adjective very old (person); elder

malali

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adjective smooth

malamala

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noun small bits of things (e.g. sawdust)

malibilibi

noun crack (of a whip)

malili

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adjective scattered

malillili

adjective to feel the nibbling of fish on a fishing line

malulu

adjective cold (referring to temperature of something)

mammami

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adjective delicious (general)

mangungungungu

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adjective the sound of something being chewed

mangunngungu

adjective the sound of something being chewed

massogosogo

verb go or do by oneself; a one-man canoe

milomilosanga

the way in which a current moves about

modomodo

modomodo
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noun stage between a young green coconut and a mature brown coconut

Example: Photo by Emily Drummond, 06/16/15

moni gabegabe

noun paddling canoe

moni lele

airplane

moomoa

balls of grated taro (for making huaahuu)

mosongenge

a name children tease each other with

mounuunu

verb easily mounu

musumusu

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verb whisper

ngaangaalu

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hair

ngadi seesee

walk barefoot, stroll

odiodi

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adjective long since finished, done or gone; long since, a long time ago

onoonogia

noun an overindulgence in fatty foods, leading to a loss of appetite

ouou

adjective Yes! Yes!

saelesaele

verb to wander around continually (from past time to the present)

saesaele

verb to wander around continually (doing so at present and likely to be doing so in the future)

sausau

lion-fish

seene malili

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noun coins

seesee haangoda saele

look for girls

sinaina

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verb having white hair

sisi galisi

striped (with thin lines)

sogosogo

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alone

sogosogo

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orphaned

somosomo

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verb to grow fast or well anywhere (e.g., as a weed)

ssuonioni

sand

sussunubega

wrasse (fish)

tama legalega eidu

pupil of the eye; a cry of a bird or human that sounds like the cry of a baby; the name of a ghost

tinana odogu bodu

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noun mother-in-law

uaua

noun vein or artery (blood vessel)

uliuli

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adjective black

vaivaidagodo

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adjective. evil, unscrupulous, immoral

velevele

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verb to clear land (or a path, etc.) of weeds and underbrush