Volume 3 1894 > Volume 3, No.3, September 1894 > A Paumotuan dictionary, p 113-120
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  COMPARE
KOA Moved; affected; contented; pleased. Kaukoa, vivacious; Maori koa, glad, joyful; Marquesan koakoa, joy, &c.
Koakoa Playfulness; joy; gladness.  
Faka-Koa To belch.
Faka-Koakoa To be pleased; to praise; to applaud.
KOAPA A wall; a palisade. Haga-koapa, to mass as troops; pa a rampart; apa, a place divided off.
KOAPU A nest. A knot round the feet for climbing.  
KOARI To languish. To fade; to tarnish.
KOARI-HUPEHUPE To grow weak. See koari and hupehupe.
KOATA A mesh; a stitch; a plant; a twig. Marquesan koata, a cleft, a crevice.
KOFA To deliberate; deliberation.  
KOFAGA Angular. Faga, to bend over.
KOFAI The indigo plant.  
KOFAO To descant upon; to discourse.  
KOFATI To break (as a jug). See fati.
KOFATIFATI Rheumatism. Tahiatian ofati, rheumatism.
KOHERE Split; cloven. Fissure. Division. To vanish, to disappear. Tongan hele, a knife, helea, to out off; Samoan sele, to cut as the hair, &c.
KOHI To glean. A bamboo. Maori kohi, to gather; Hawaiian ohi, to gather up.
  Kohi, diarrhoea. (Kohi Koroteka) dysentery. Tahitian ohi, dysentery.
KOHINAHINA Grey; greyish. Maori hina, grey hair; Hawaiian hina, hoary; Tahitian ohina, grey.
KOHINEHINE A leaper; a tumbler.  
KOHUMU To murmur. To slander. See Komumu, to whisper.
KOI So much.  
KOI To choose.
Koikoi To choose.
KOI On the point of; almost. Maori koikoi, sharp as a thorn; Mangarevan koi, pointed.
Koikoi Earnestly. Agility, agile. Prompt, lively; quick. Diligent; precipitancy. Hot, fiery; ardour. (Mea koikoi, easily.) Maori koi, sharp; Rarotongan koi, sharp, quick, speedy.
Faka-Koikoi To hasten; to urge; to look sharp.  
KOIA (e koia) Yes. Assent. True. Maori koia, certainly, truly; Hawaiian oia, yes, verity, &c.
KOIA (ko ia) He, him; her, she. Tahitian oia, he, she; Maori (ko) ia, he, she, it.
KOIAMOA To carry on the hip.  
KOIKOIMAU Sudden, unexpected. See koi, lively, quick.
KOIKU To efface; to expunge. Tahitian iu, a rasp, a file; to file. Samoan i'u, to finish, to fulfil.
KOIVI Theme; matter; subject. (Huru-huru koivi, hair, as the mane or tail of animals.) Maori koiwi, the skeleton; Hawaiian oiwi, the substantial part of a thing; Marquesan koivi, the body.
KOKA Fern; bracken.  
KOKE To raise the hand; to move, to stir. Maori koke, to move forward.
KOKE A sword. Hawaiian oe, to prick: Samoan a knife; Tahitian oe, a sword.
KOKEKAKEKA A basket.  
KOKI (koki haere) To hop on one leg. Hawaiian oi, to limp; Maori koki, limping, &c.
KOKIHE A germ; a bud.  
Faka-KOKOKINA To gargle.
KOKOPI To shut, to shut up. Maori kokopi, to double together. Mangarevan kopi, to shut tight.
KOKOTO To grimace.  
Faka-KOMAKOMA To cramp; to straiten.
KOMAGA A crayfish (or komaaga).
KOMARE An arm; a weapon. Komore, a spear.
KOMAVATA Space. Hawaiian haka, having many open spaces; Tahitian fatafata, open, not filled up.
KOMEA Such a one. Mea, a thing, an object.
KOMENEMENE To roll; to bruise; to strike. Tahitian omene, to roll up or coil a rope. See menemene.
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KOMERI A marsh.  
KOMIRI To wipe. Kumiri, to expunge; Maori komiri, to rub with the fingers; Tahitian omiri, to fondle.
KOMITIMITI To whistle to hiss at. Tahitian miti, to smack the lips; Tongan miji, to chirp, &c.
KOMO Water, Juice; sap. Drinking; to drink. Akomo, a shower; Tongan komo, to suck; Hawaiian omo, to suck; omomo, to put the end of a thing into the mouth to wet it (Maori komo, to thrust in).
Faka-Komo To give drink to.  
Komohaga A draught, a potion.
KOMOGAREPU To be deposited (as water). See komo and garepu.
KOMOHI A fountain; a spring. Komo, water.
KOMORE A spear, a dart; to dart. Komare, a weapon.
KOMOTAHE A river. Komo, water: Tahitian tahe, to run as liquid.
KOMOTOAU Salt water. Komo, water; toau, salt.
KOMOTOGAROGARO Salt water used as sauce. Komo, water.
KOMOTU To break. Maori motu, severed; Samoan motu, to be broken off, &c.
Komotumotu To put into small pieces or portions.  
KOMUA Precedent, premier; antecedent. See mua.
KOMUMU To whisper. Mumuhu to break growling, as the sea. Kohumu to murmur.
KOMURI The rear; back part. Behind (in time). See muri.
KONA Bile, gall. Sharp. Tongan kona, bitterness; Samoan 'ona, bitter, poisonous, &c.
KONAE Empty; to empty. Incision. To tear away entrails.  
KONAIHAGA-HANA East
KONAKONA Odour, savour. Narrow; strait. A moustache. Hawaiian onaona, a pleasant odour. Tahitian onaona, whiskers.
KONAO A stone, a rock.  
KONAU-PAPAKI Slate-coloured.
KONEI (i konei) Here. (I konei koe, farewell!) Maori konei, this place, time, &c. Tahitian onei, at this place. (Maori hei konei, farewell!)
KONEKANEKA A rumour. To injure; injurious. Stunned, giddy.  
KONIFA In disorder. To put over and under.
KONIGA Live coals; embers. A fire-brand. Soot. Kaniga fire.
KONO To fade, to tarnish.  
KONOHI To commit suicide. Tahitian onohi, suicide. Samoan 'onosi, to strain, as in parturition. Tongan konokonohia, the working and leaking of a vessel over-freighted: konohi, to strain.
KONOKONO Succulent. Delicious. Exquisite. Hawaiian ono, to be sweet, to relish as food. Samoan ono, to be becoming, appropriate, &c.
KOPA    
Kokopa To be on the flank. Rolling as a ship. To incline, to slope. Maori kopa, bent. Tahitian opa, leaning on one side.
KOPAHI Scrofula. (Kapahi gagau) a hatchet. Tahitian opahi, an axe. Hawaiian pahi, a knife. Maori tapahi, to chop.
KOPANI To seal; to ratify; to obstruct; to terminate; to bound; to end; a plug. (Kopani te vaha, to shut the mouth.) Kopanipiro, to confine. Maori kopani, to shut; pani, to block up. Tahitian opani, to shut a door, &c.
Kopanipani To conceal; to hide oneself. A hiding place.  
KOPANIPIRO To confine, to shut up. Kopuni, to obstruct; piro, to hold, stop.
KOPANI-TURI The knee pan; patella. Kopani, a plug; turi, the knee.
KOPAREPARE To protect, safeguard. Maori kopare, to shade the eyes; pare, to ward off. Hawaiian pale, to parry.
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KOPATEPATE Spotted. Tahitian opatapata, spotted. See patapata
KOPE A string; a filament. Maori kope, to bind in flax leaves; Hawaiian ope, to tie up in a bundle.
KOPEKA Transverse; crossed. (Noho kopeka, to sit crossed legged.) To chain. A cross. Fetika kopeka, Southern Cross. Hawaiian opea, a cross as sticks crossed; Mangarevan kopeka, to cross the arms; Maori peka, a branch; ripeka, a cross.
Kopekapeka The sail-yard. Horns; antennœ.  
KOPEKAPEKE To entwine. See Kopeka.
KOPERE To quit, to leave. Hopere, to throw, to eject. Maori Kopere, a sling; pere, an arrow. Hawaiian pele, a volcano; a stone flung from a volcano.
KOPIE A Native oven. See kopihe.
KOPIHE A Native oven. Kopie.
KOPIRI To yield in battle; defeated. Snug; quiet; still. A coward. Maori kopiri, lame, crippled; Marquesan kopii, feeble, a coward.
Kopirihaga Retreat; defeat.  
KOPIRIPIRI To form into ear, as corn. Maori kopiripiri, crowded close together.
KOPIRIPIRI-HAERE To roam; to ramble.  
KOPITI To turn the back.
KOPITIKE To disunite; to turn away; to disengage. Tahitian piti, two; è, different.
KOPU The belly; paunch. A tribe; a race; a breed. Maori kopu, the belly, the womb; Rarotongan kopu, the belly, the a tribe.
KOPUA To premeditate. Opua, to determine.
KOPURU A meteor. Tahitian opurei, a meteor.
KOPUTAHUGA A wise person. See kopu and tahuga.
KORAHI A ham; a haunch. See rahiga and rairai.
KORAHI-VAEVAE The calf of the leg See rairai and vaevae.
KORANIHI A sea-shrimp; a prawn.  
KORAPARAPA Square, squared. Tahitian orapa, any square thing. Hawaiian lapalapa, timber hewn square.
KORARI Unique; one; to be alone. See rari, one.
KORARI-TAKAU-MA-HORIHORI Thirteen.  
KORARIVEU Uniform, even. See rari and veu.
KORE No; without; negative; privitive. Akore, not. Maori kore, not; Hawaiian ole, non-existent, &c.
Faka-Kore To exclude; to debar; to be destroyed; to come to nothing; to annihilate; to turn out; to abrogate.  
KOREGAREGA To dazzle. (Nohi-Koregarega, to look askew.)  
Faka-KOREKEREKE Reduction.
KOREREKA Small.
Haka-Korereka To mitigate; to soften See reka, delight.
Faka-Korereka To exterminate; to weaken; to lessen; to cramp; to straiten.  
KOREKORERIKA Small; slender.  
KORERO To interpret. Eloquent. Maori korero, to say, to tell; Hawaiian olelo, speech; to speak, &c.
KOREROA No one; not any; not at all. See kore.
Faka-KOREVEKE To pardon. See veke, delinquency.
KORIORIO To wither, to dry up; to deflower; to ravish; to fade; to tarnish. Tahitian oriorio, to fade, to wither.
KOROKORO Nearly ripe.  
KORONENE To make bigger; to swell out. Koropupu, puffed up.
Faka-KOROMAKI Patience; to tolerate; to suffer. Maori koromaki, suppressed, as feelings.
KOROPUPU Puffed up; a blister on the hands or feet; to swell up. Maori koropupu, to bubble up, to boil. Tongan kolokolo, to bubble, to boil.
KORORA A mussel (shell-fish.) Tahitian orora, a small shell-fish.
KORORI To hatch eggs.  
KORORO To maltreat. Hawaiian lolo, helpless; palsied. A hog sacrificed on finishing a canoe.
KORORUPO Hades; the nether world. Po, night.
KOROTEKA Diarrhœa.  
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KOROU Enchantment. To bewitch.  
KOROUA An old man. Korua, decripit; Maori Koroua, an an old man; Marquesan Kooua, old man.
KOROVIHI To etiolate, to blanch as plants.  
KORU To lace, to lace up. A tie.  
KORUA Ye two. Maori korua, ye two; Rarotongan korua, ye two.
KORUA Decrepit. See koroua.
KORURE Fire.  
KOTA A boil; a sore; an abscess; a bubo; an ulcer; a pustule. Samoan ota, raw; Tahitian ota, raw.
KOTARE To disembowel. See Kotore.
KOTAU Sap wood; alburnum; pith.  
KOTAU (rima kotau) The right hand. Rarotongan katau, on the right hand; Tahitian atau, the right hand side; Maori matau right hand.
KOTEKOTEKO Pompous, ostentatious. Tekoteko, pride, haughtiness.
KOTI To gush out; to spout. Urine; to urinate. Pakoti, to clip; scissors. Maori koti, to cut; Hawaiian oki, to cut off, &c., &c.
Faka-Koti To cause to gush out.  
Kokoti To throw down; to beat down; to cut off; to amputate; to mutilate. To dress in line. To saw.  
Kotikoti To chop; to cut into small pieces; to cut off; to amputate; to carve; sculpture.  
Kokotihaga A blow; a stroke.  
Kotiga A frontier; border.  
KOTIKA A cape; a headland. Tahitian otia, a landmark, boundary.
KOTIOTIO Prattling; singing. Kiokio, to chirp.
KOTIMU To withdraw. Maori timu, ebbing; Tahitian timu-timu, obscured by distance.
KOTIRETIRE To go back; to go backward.  
KOTOHE Behind. (Haere kotohe, going in rear). To withdraw; to go back. Maori kotore, behind; incision; tohe, the anus. Hawaiian okole, the posteriors; the anus.
Kotohetohe Obliquely; to go back; to go backwards.  
KOTOI The handle of a spear.  
KOTOKE To excuse oneself.  
KOTOKOTO The cry of a lizard. Maori kotokoto, to squeak; Mangarevan kotokoto, the noise of the lips in sucking. &c.
KOTORE Incision. Kotohe, behind; Maori kotore, the anus; Tahitian otore, to embowel.
KOTORENIHO To show the teeth. Niho, a tooth.
KOTUKI To ram; to beat. To wash. Washings. See tuki.
KOUATI To kindle fire by friction. See kauati.
KOUFA Female (of animals.) Maori uwha, female (of animals); Tahitia ufa, females (of animals.)
KOUMA The bosom; the chest; the stomach. U, the breast; Maori kouma, a breastplate; Tahitian ouma, the breast.
KOUNU To kick against; to resist.  
KOUTOU Ye (all). Maori koutou, ye; Samoan 'outou, ye, &c.
KOVAI What? Tongan kohai, who? Marquesan oai, who? &c.
KOVARAVARA Clear, bright, shining. Varavara, clear, to brighten; Samoan valavala, wide apart; Tahitian varavara, thin, scattered.
KOVARIVARI To wither, to dry up.  
KOVAU To reproach. See Kavauvau.
KOVI Gangrene; mortified. Marquesan kovi, a leper; bad. Tongan kovi, bad; evil. See vi.
KOVIRI Savage; dishonest; coarse; thick. Lightning.  
KOVIRIVIRI (Huruhuru koviriviri) hair black and frizzly; contortion; twisting. Tahitian ofiri, changing; Maori kowhiri, to whirl round; Hawaiian wili, to twist to wind; to go astray morally. Hili, to twist to spin.
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KUFAIFAI To open, as a flower.  
KUIRU An eel. Maori koiro, the conger eel.
Faka-KUIKUI To make thinner. Maori kui, short of food, stunted, dwarfed.
KUKANA To strain; to strive. Violence.  
KUKEKE Mortality. To run aground.  
KUKERI A mortise; hollow; a hole; a pit; a ditch; a cavity in a rock; an orifice. Keri, a digging - stick; hukeri, a hole. See keri.
KUKERI-IHU The nostril. See kukeri and ihu.
KUKERI-KOMO A well; a water-hole. Kukeri, a pit; komo, water.
KUKERI-NOHI The eye-socket. See keri and nohi.
KUKERI-TOGOTOGO A whirlpool; an abyss. Kukeri, a pit; tagotogo, profound.
KUKERI-TUPAPAKU A grave. Kukeri, a pit; tupapaku, a corpse.
KUKU A mussel (shell-fish). Maori kuku, a mussel; Tongna kuku, a shell-fish.
KUKUKINA-IHU The cartilage of nose.  
KUKUMI To force; to offer violence to; to strangle. Hawaiian umiumi, to choke, strangle; Marquesan kukumi, to assassinate.
KUMARA The sweet potato. Maori kumara, the sweet potato; Tongan kumala, the sweet potato.
KUME To haul, to pull; to beg, to implore. A fast; to abstain from food. (Fakakume i te kai, temperance.) Maori kume, to drag; Hawaiian ume, to leugthen.
Haka-Kume To protract; to prolong time.  
KUMEKUMEHAERE To pull one another about. See kume and haere.
KUME-MAI To attract, to draw.  
KUMETE A dish, a trough. Maori kumete, a wooden bowl or dish; Mangarevan umete, a box, a chest.
KUMIKUMI Beard, whiskers. Maori kumikumi, the beard under the chin; Hawaiian umiumi, the beard.
KUMIRI To efface; to expunge. To rub. (Kumiri ki te naue, to rub with fat.) To fondle; to caress with the hand; to coax. To dye; to stain. See kumiri.
Kumirimiri To pinch, to press.  
KUMU A theft; a robber. To usurp; to encroach.  
KUNA Elegance. Satisfied; satisfaction. Kind. Samoan una, a plate of tortoise shell; Hawaiian una, the shell of the turtle or tortoise; Tahitian unauna, an ornameut, a decoration.
Kunakuna To adorn. Magnificent; elegant; pretty.  
Haka-Kunakuna To beautify.  
KUNAKUNA Own; very own. The same.  
KUNAUNAU Carelessness. Tahitian unaunau, heedless (with a negative before it).
KUNEKE An empty coco-nut.  
KUNEKI A barrel, a large vessel.
KUNOKA To die, to stain.
KUNUATU To change out of place.
KUOKUO White; clean. Toau kuokuo, shallow water.
Faka-Kuokuo To whiten; to wash.
KUPAKUPA The cheek.
KUPEGA A string; a filament. Maori kupenga, a net; Mangarevan kupega, a filament, a thread; Hawaiian upena, a net; a cobweb.
KURA A tuft or plume. Maori kura, a bunch of red feathers; red. Mangarevan kura, red, yellow. A red bird of whose feathers the King's mantle is made, &c.
Kurakura Violet coloured. Red.  
KURA-FAKATIKA A tuft, plume. See kura and faka-tika.
Faka-Kurakura To redden.  
KURA-ORA Salutations! Farewell!
KURAURAU Empty; to empty.
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KURI A dog. Maori kuri, a dog; Samoan uli, a dog, &c.
KURU Breadfruit. Samoan 'ulu, the breadfruit tree and its fruit; Hawaiian ulu, breadfruit.
KURUMAGE To turn upside down.  
KUTIKUTI Decent; becoming. Maori kuti, to draw together, as the legs.
Kukuti Stubble. Tongan uji, to bite; bitten. Maori kutikuti, scissors.
M.
MA With; together with. Mangaian ma, and; together with; Maori ma, and; and others.
MAEGA The stalk; the tail. Samoan maea, a rope; Tongen maea, a rope.
MAEHAKI To abate; to slacken. See mahaki.
MAEHARO To astonish; to amaze; to wonder at. See maharo.
MAEHOI A spirit; a ghost. See mahoi.
MAEUA Homage; service.  
MAFEA How? See nafea.
MAGA A branch; a division. Maori manga, a branch of a tree or of a river. Tongan maga, forked.
Magamaga To usurp; to encroach. An arguer; a reasoner To seize; to master.  
MAGAMATAMUA A lower branch. See maga and mua.
MAGAROGARO Salted; briny. Samoan magalogalo, somewhat fresh (as water), not salt; Tahitian maaro, fresh (as water), not brackish.
MAGEO To itch. To season. Maori mangeo, to itch; Samoan mageso, the prickly heat; to itch.
MAGO A shark. Maori mango, a shark; Hawaiian mano, a shark, &c.
MAGU To make to boil. Hawaiian manu, making a humming noise.
Haka-MAHA To soothe. Hawaiian maha, to rest, easily, quietly; Marquesan mahamaha, to cease.
MAHAKI Softly; gently. Haere mahaki, to go softly. Embarassing; hindering. Also maihaki. Maehaki, to slacken. Maori mahaki, meek, quiet.
Haka-Mahanahana To console. Pumahanahana, lukewarm. See haka-makariri and hana. Maori whaka-mahana, to warm; Samoan fa'a-mafanafana, to encourage.
MAHARA Reason; to reason. To begin. Maori mahara, thought, memory, to think upon; Rarotongan maara, to consider. See mehara
Maharahara Perception. Conscience. Uncertainty.  
MAHARO A wonder, a marvel. Remarkable. To wonder at. To admire. (Ta-gata maharo, an admirer.) To esteem; to value. Also maeharo. Maori maharo, to wonder; Hawaiian mahalo, to wonder at, &c.
Maharohaga Admiration.  
Haka-MAHATU Grateful; thankful.
MAHEMO Abortion. Faka-hemo, to reveal, disclose; he-hemo, to be divorced; Maori pahemo, to pass by, to miss; Tahitian mahemo, to slip off, as the handle of a tool.
MAHERE To occur. Tahitian mahere, to become.
MAHERO To spill; to shed. To decant: to pour from one vessel to another.  
MAHIGO To examine. See kigo, to inspect.
Mahigohigo To observe.  
MAHOI A spirit; the soul. Mahoi kite, keen intelligence. Also maehoi, Tahitian mahoi, the essence or soul of a god.
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MAHORO To incline; to bend towards. Miscarriage, abortion. Order; rules. To flow away; to run off. Papahoro, to slip. Maori horo, to fall in fragments, to crumble down; a landslip. Hawaiian holo, a running, a moving.
Faka-Mahoro To bring on abortion.  
Haka-Mahoro To flow; to glide along. To cause to flow away.
MAHU Steam. To deliver (as a woman a child). Hawaiian mahu, steam.
Haka-MAHU To endure, to bear.  
MAHUE Sudden passion.
MAHUEHUE To shudder, to tremble. Faka-ueue, excited.
MAHUGA A mountain. Maori maunga, a mountain; Mangaian maunga, a mountain.
MAI From, since. Maori mai, hither; Tongan mai, to, towards, &c.
MAIAIA Disgusted.  
MAIHAKI Slowly; gently; softly; leisurely. See mahaki.
MAIKAO A claw. Mitikao, a claw; Hawaiian maiao, a toe- or finger-nail; a hoof; a claw. Rarotonga maikao, a finger.
MAIKAU A claw.
MAIKI To choose.  
MAIKUKU A hoof; the shoe of an animal. Maikau, a claw; Maori maikuku, a claw or hoof; Samoan mai'u'u, the finger-nail.
MAIMOA A plaything; a toy. Maori maimoa, a pet; Tongan maimoa, a plaything, to trifle.
MAINEINE To tickle; to please. Tahitian maineine, ticklish; Tongan maeneene, to be ticklish.
Haka-MAIRUIRU To disguise; disguised.  
MAITAKIRAGA Goodness. Tahitian maitai, goodness; Tongan maitaki, the beloved wife of a polygamist.
MAITE A valley.  
MAKA A sl ng; to throw with a sling. Hawaiian maa, a sling; Rarotogan maka, to sling.
Haka-MAKA To glut.  
MAKAKAMA Phosphorescent. See kama, to kindle.
MAKAMAKAKUA Doubtful.  
MAKARIRI Cold, coldish; fever; to shake; to shiver; inconsolable. Horiririri, to shiver; Maori makariri, cold; Hawaiian maalili, cooled.
Haka-Makariri To cool; to chill; to console. Haka-mahanahana (i.e., to warm) is also “to console.”
MAKARO A boy; a son. Makaro-fagai, a son by adoption.  
MAKAUKAU To foretell.
MAKE Us; we. Make ka haere, let us go.
MAKE A needle.
MAKEI To patch; to piece. A sail; to sail. A thread.
MAKENUKENU Dishevelled. Tahitian maenuenu, disordered, dishevelled; Tongan makenukenu, the sand or earth as disturbed by one walking about.
MAKETU The sea-urchin. (Echinus.) Make, a needle.
MAKEVA A teaser; tormentor. Samoan ma'eva, to walk about; Hawaiian maewa, to be blown here and there as the spray; to mock; to revile; maewaewa, a reproach; scorning.
Makevakeva To move; movement; to be agitated.  
Haka-Makevakeva To cause to shake; to jog; to wag.
Makevehaga Mockery.
MAKEVAKEVA-NOA Movable.
MAKI To perish; to decline. To belch. Sore (Vaha maki, a sore mouth.) Illness. Maori maki, a sick person. Mangarevan maki, sick, ill, &c.
MAKIHOA A favourite. See hoa.
MAKI-PIREI Contagious. Maki, illness.
MAKI-TEKAKAI Chancre (a disease.) Maki, a sore; Kakai, to gnaw.
MAKI-VERAVERA Inflammation. Maki, illness; haka veravera, to beat.
MAKOE Desire; to desire. To intend.  
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MAKONA To satisfy; to satiate. To be full. An athlete. A champion. Maori makona, to be satisfied; Samoan ma'ona, to have the appetite satisfied.
MAKOI A man.  
MAKU To satisfy. To satiate. Glutted. To gorge. Samoan mau, abundance; Tahitian mau, to retain; Hawaiian mau, to soak up, as a sponge.
MAKUAHINE Mother. Aunt. Hawaiian Makuahine, mother; Maori matua-wahine, mother, &c.
MAKUI Father. Makui fagai, an adopted father. Makui kave, uncle. Makui kore, an orphan. Marquesan makui, a term of tenderness addressed to women; Maori hakui, mother; old woman.
MAKURU Abortive fruit. Samoan ma'ulu, to drop as dew or rain; Tongan makulu, to be overloaded; to drop as rain.
MAMA To ooze; to leak. Maori mama, to ooze, to leak; Margarevan mama, to leak, as a canoe.
MAMAO Inhabited. Far; far off. Long. Maori mamao, distant; Mangaian mamao, distant.
Faka-Mamao To remove; to put away.  
MAMAOROA A desert; a barren place. See mamao and roa.
MANA To be able. Can; may. Maori mana, authority, power; Mar quesan mana, power, dominion, &c.
Faka-MANA To honour.  
Haka-Mana To sanction.
MANAKO Idea; notion. Sense. To reflect; to think. Opinion. Hawaiian manao, to think of; Rarotongan manako, to think, &c.
Haka-Manako To begin; to remember.  
Manakonako A taste; a smack of. To meditate. Unquiet; to shift; evasion. Suspicion.
Manakohaga Memory.
MANAKO-ARA Vigilant. See manako and ara.
MANAKONOA To imagine; to fancy. See manako and noa.
MANAKO-PAGO To feel distress. See Manako, and pago, to feel pain.
MANAKORARI Duplicity. See Manako.
MANAKOTAHI Gentle in character; pleasing. See Manako.
MANANIA Female (of animals). A girl, a lass; a daughter.  
Manania-Fagai An adopted daughter.
MANAVA The interior. To welcome. Affected; touched; mentally moved. Maori manawa, the belly, the heart; Hawaiian manawa, feeling; sympathy.
Manavanava To meditate.  
MANEMANEA A finger. Manemanea roa, the middle finger; manemanea karereka, the little finger; manemanea poto, the ring finger; rima poga, the thumb. Hawaiian manea, a hoof, nail, or claw; the ball of a man's foot. Manea o ka moku, to toes or divisions of an island.
MANEMANEA-VAEVAE A toe. See manemanea and vaevae.
MANIHINIHI Beside oneself; demented. Maori manihi, to make steep; Tahitian manihi, to slip in climbing a smooth tree; manihinihi, uneasiness of mind.
Haka-MANINA To equalize. Tahitian manina, smooth, level.
MANOHINOHI To endeavour to gain. To explore. A visitor. Nohi, the eye, the aspect.
MANOMANO Innumerable. Maori mano, a thousand; a great number. Tongan mano, ten thousand, &c.
MANU A bird; birds. The season of summer. Maori manu, a bird; Samoan manu, a bird, &c.
Manumanu An insect. Inconvenient. Unfortunate. A beast; a brute. Tahitian manumanu, worms, insects, &c.
Mamanu A thing; an object. A subject.  
MANUANU Detestable. Manuanua-kiro, odious. Tahitian manuanu, loathsome. Maori anuanu, offensive.
Haka-Manuanu To bate; to detest.  
MANUANUA-KIRO Odious; hateful. See Manuanu and Kire.
MANUKARE Stomach-ache.  
MANUKARE Odious.