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udder
B   mæ/mma. udder, breasts. 
O   mamma. breasts, udder
ugliness
O   bureti. buretireti: ugliness
ugly
B   be. bad, ugly, ill behaved. 
O   be1. rude, coarse, vile, odious, vicious, evil, unpleasant, insupportable, wicked, mischievous, bad, ugly
O   bureti. ugly, unsightly, hideous
B   iowáwa. bad, ill-behaved, ugly
B   kab'áka. ugly in appearance, homely, not well proportioned. 
O   kaburati. deformed, ugly, coarse, badly made. 
O   kabureti. ugly effect, to be ugly. 
B   kamæ/tabúburaa. to speak of one as being ugly in conduct. 
O   kurebe1. (1) ugly, badly dressed. 
B   mætabúbura. be ugly
B   máutete. ugly, bad, mean
O   me. bad, ugly, crooked
O   moakura. ugly face
B   nimæ/nei. said by some to be the same as iowawa, ugly, bad (not approved by Kaure). 
O   nou1. ugly, unsightly as ..., stone fish
B   tábobee. behaving ugly, mean in action. 
O   tarabuaka. not nice to look at, ugly (aspect), bad (effect), out of proportion, asymmetrical
B   téiabuáka. ugly, ill-disposed, treating unkindly
ulcer
O   kinaka. a skin disease, scabies. ulcer>. 
O   maka1. rottenness, decay, caries, ulcer, sore, defect
ulceration
O   marai n o. cartilage of fishes' gills. a kind of ulceration of mouth in infants. 
O   uananai. kind of ulceration of mouth, thrush, aphthae, having ... 
ulcerous
B   wíboi. the thrush or ulcerous affection of the mouth
ulterior
O   rimwi. rimwi, ririmwi: ulterior, subsequent, posterior, following, future
umbilical
B   káo. a kite string, the umbilical cord
O   kao1. cord, string, tentacle, feeler of insect, umbilical cord, liana, creeper
O   kaonanti. abnormal umbilical cord, cord for letting down nuts from tree. 
umbrella
O   kiaba. umbrella
O   nangibungea. an umbrella (S.). 
O   rangibungea. (or nagibungea) (S.) umbrella
O   uma. any kind of dwelling, anything with roof, house, dwelling, hut, shelter, cabin, roof, tent, umbrella
O   umana. to have, take, or use as dwelling, shelter, to use a tent, awning, umbrella for shelter, to shelter under ... 
unaccomodate
B   mæ/niba. unaccomodateing, selfish
unaccomodating
B   kamænibáea. to speak of one as unaccomodating
B   ríbuaka. unjust, unkind, unaccomodating
unacquaint
B   iánena. not familiar with, unacquainted with. 
unanimity
O   nama1. liaison, attachment, agreement, understanding, unanimity, fraternity
unanimously
O   unibotoa. a unibotoiko: they are all unanimously for (or against) you. 
unapproachable
O   kateinang. unapproachable
unassist
B   mótiniwákoro. work alone, or unassisted. 
unbalanced
O   nikotaungaunga. badly built, unbalanced, which goes sideways. 
O   onaona1. (e oneaki arona) of changeable character. sometimes reasonable, at other times unreasonable, to be untrustworthy, unbalanced, whimsical
O   wa n tabea. a canoe in danger, unbalanced kite, person in danger, at the end of strength. 
unballast
O   bakete. kabaketea, kabakeketea: to ease, to lighten, to unballast, to abate, to diminish, to alleviate
unbeatable
O   bonomata. we are unbeatable, invincible, you can't touch us. 
unbecoming
O   buaka. bad, wrong, unbecoming, improper, offensive, false, unjust, insufficient, etc. 
unbind
O   unobauta. to break, to sever by twisting, to unbind, to detach (esp. outrigger by waves). 
unblushing
B   mæ/tatoka. bold, unblushing in a good sense not bashful
unbound
B   tabaánura. unbound as the base of the ari. 
unceasingly
B   b'ánganikaræ/bakau. unceasingly ginen to plotting. 
uncertain
B   iráua. be undecided, in uncertainty. 
B   næ/nouóua. doubt, indecision, uncertainty. 
O   taribubu. taribubun te rongorongo manibubun te ...: value of rumours, hazy ..., uncertain ... 
O   uara. gawky, badly adapted, insecure, uncertain, slow, awkward, embarrassed. 
O   ukeroa. to search, to rummage in the dark, in obscurity, uncertainty. 
O   wi uoua. indecision, uncertainty. 
B   wiuóua. double-tongued doubtful, uncertain
unchange
B   uána. unchangeable. 
B   uáuaána. remaining unchanged. 
unchaste
O   kamara1. (literal and figurative). dirty, soiled, unclean, corrupted, filthy, impure, unchaste, lewd, immoral
uncircumcized
O   bu5. uncircumcized
O   bu5. butoko, butokauraki, katangi bu: (uncircumcized). 
O   katangibu1. protruding, uncircumcized
unclad
B   katengeténgea. to expose the person, to go unclad
uncle
O   ai3. ai tamau: my uncle (the same as my father). 
O   tama. ai tamau, ... tamam: ... uncle Te Tama: father ..., a priest
unclean
O   bareka. babareka, barekareka, barekatautau: extremely dirty, unclean, very filthy. 
B   kamáira. filthy, unclean, nasty
B   kám'ara. unclean, filthy
O   kamara1. (literal and figurative). dirty, soiled, unclean, corrupted, filthy, impure, unchaste, lewd, immoral
B   kam'aratúatua. very unclean, very filthy, nasty
O   kammaira. dirty, impure, unclean, disgraceful, disgusting
uncleanliness
O   nimnana. sticky dirt, filth, mire, uncleanliness, dung
uncomb
B   mangáongao. uncombed, jumbled together, disorderly
uncomfort
B   m'árane. uncomfortable, as a rheumatic limb or from the crawling of an insect. 
uncomfortable
O   kanangora. not at ease, uncomfortable, which upsets
O   mwebuaka. uncomfortable, insecure, ill at ease
O   nangora. ill at ease in bed, uncomfortable, badly wedged, anxious
O   nibara. uncomfortable, ill at ease
O   nibaraeakina. to suffer from being uncomfortable, ill at ease
unconscious
O   mataroro1. mamataroro: to faint, to feel faint, to become unconscious
O   mate. mate: dead, defunct, paralysed, stopped, extinct, tired, unconscious, lost, cancelled, taken, blocked (in games), known by heart, memorized, free, tranquil, etc. 
uncouth
O   ako. aki ako: heedless, careless, naughty, ill natured, mischievous, wicked, brutal, coarse, rude, uncouth, etc. 
uncover
B   úka. open up or uncoveras a native oven after bakeing. 
O   uka1. to take off lid, to open, to uncover
O   uki1. kauka, kakauka, kaukauka: to open, to uncover, to disclo to inaugurate, to permit. 
O   wanara. to separate, to disentangle, to denude, to uncover fibres, hair, roots (uncover taro roots to apply manure). 
uncovered
O   ainga1. e ainga te ora: the beach is (lit up) laid bare, uncovered
O   aobanebane. cleared, uncovered, no vegetation (land). 
Unction
O   kabira. te kabanea ni kabiraki: Extreme Unction
uncultured
O   nanoro. uncultured, not yet reached age of reason, uneducated, ignorant
undecide
B   iráua. be undecided, in uncertainty. 
undecided
O   nanokoraki. hesitating, undecided, perplexed, to be drawn in different directions. 
O   nanououa. hesitating, undecided, perplexed. 
O   tangaua. nano tangaua: perplexed mind, wrangling, undecided ... 
O   tei. tei, teteitei: to stand, to be standing upright, to stand up, to be stationary, to halt, to stop, to wait, to hesitate, to be undecided
O   tikimaurekati. a strained situation, too long in suspense, person torn between two decisions, undecided
O   tikumaurekaki. to remain a long time, too long a time undecided, not knowing what to do. 
O   tine1. to be in suspense, slow to decide, undecided, to leave undecided, long drawn out
under
B   a. under side
O   aa12. i an: beneath , under
O   aan1. under, beneath, bottom, foundation
B   aoáine. under half of a fish, especially that portion toward the tail. 
O   I1. i an: under
O   maian. from under, from beneath. low class people (Makin word). 
undercook
O   waka. wakawaka, kau-waka, kiriwakawaka: fibrous, stringy, tough, undercooked, full of threads, strings, fibres, having ... 
undercooked
O   mata. undercooked
O   neneiriko. not cooked enough, undercooked, hard, tough (fish). 
undercut
O   tia3. te moan tia: undercut (fish, meat). 
underdone
O   buaoaomata. smell of underdone flesh, especially shark. 
O   mai7. mai-oraora: badly cooked, under done, half cooked, half raw. 
O   maibunia. half cooked, under done
B   maioráora. underdone
O   wakariri. of wakawaka: underdone
underfoot
O   aontano. (without article) (on the ground) the ground, surface of soil, underfoot
undergird
B   tiem'ánea. to undergird
underground
O   tano. i an tano: underground
undermine
O   aanraa. to undermine, to destroy from beneath, to wear away
underneath
O   aa12. aan te: the underneath, the bottom, the base, the groundwork , the foundation
O   aan1. i an te...: under the..., underneath
undernourished
O   bakitaia. thin from sickness, wasting away, vegetating, skinny, rickety, frail, undernourished
underpants
O   tiriwae. underpants, briefs, shorts
under secretary
O   kauoman. the second, Second Lieutenant, under secretary, etc. 
underskirt
O   riri. loin cloth, lavalava, grass skirt, underskirt;
understand
O   ata4. atata: to know, to be aware of, to understand
B   babánga. to know not, to understand not. 
O   kauongo. to try to hear or to understand, to listen attentively, to give ear to. 
O   nora. to see, to perceive, to understand, to distinguish, to verify; norakin, noran: sight, perception. 
O   ongo. to understand, to obey
O   ota1. to see clear, to understand, to perceive
O   tima1. to understand mutually, to get on well together. 
understanding
O   imamanu. sympathy, understanding, accord, friendship
O   nama1. liaison, attachment, agreement, understanding, unanimity, fraternity
O   nanomawa. broadminded, understanding, magnanimous
O   nanouki. open minded, broad minded, understanding, cordial, sincere
O   rima. accord, agreement, understanding
O   tabo n taeka. agreement, understanding
O   taninga wanawana. docility, intelligence, understanding an order and carrying it out intelligently. 
undertake
O   ang4. moanang: to begin, to commence, to undertake, to make a first effort
O   teirakea. to undertake (a work), to set to ... 
undertaken
O   ang4. moanangiaki: undertaken, attempted
undertow
B   maábæki. having a bad undertow, as the surf
B   nomæ/ki. the undertow, as of a retreating wave
underwear
O   kawaerake. trousers, bloomers, pants, underwear
underwood
O   aanikai. underwood
O   buako. buakoako, tokobuakoako: thickly wooded, thicket, underwood, brushwood, virgin forest, bush. 
undesirable
O   kung. te moa kakung: detestable, disaggreable, undesirable, despised person. 
undeveloped
O   tikumoro. physical or moral development at a standstill, undeveloped, stunted growth. 
O   tokira. weakly, stunted, undeveloped, badly built. 
undisturbed
B   ráu. comfortable, quiet, undisturbed, placid
undo
O   bara3. kabara, kakabara, kababara, kakababara, kabarabara, kabaranakoa: to undo, to untie, to unknot, to unravel, to detach, to take to pieces, to disband, to let loose, to loosen, to relax, to exempt, to dispense, to acquit, to dissolve, to absolve, to explain
O   bara3. kabaranakoa: to undo completely. 
O   bara nako. to undo completely, to unmake, to fall into ruin. 
B   káb'araa. to forgive, to unloose, to untie, to undo
O   kamanang. to undo, to pull to pieces. 
O   kataorikaka. to bring back into position, to undo magic
O   taerake1. to denude, to undo upwards. 
O   tanara. tatanara, tanatanara: to strip off bedizenment, to undo, to unwind fishing net wound around one. 
undone
O   aakonga. ka-akonga: to let loose, to become undone, to deteriorate
O   bara3. babara, barabara, nibarabara, baranako; untied, detached, unlaced, undone, in pieces. 
O   barabara1. coming undone, unravelling, falling into ruin, tatters
O   bobaranako. to miss aim, to pass beside, to become undone after blow, or stroke. 
O   maenikun. undone, pulled to pieces, in bits, in smithereens, smashed to bits. 
O   nibarabara. ravelled away, undone, peeled
O   tae bauta. a splint bandage come undone, loose
undress
O   bubai. to take land from an assassin in compensation for his crime (formerly), to take out, to pull out, to remove objects from their place, to undress, to strip, to rob, to plunder
B   táeba. to disrobe, to undress
B   taebaátai. to disrobe, to undress
undulated
O   rabi. rabirabi: wavy, undulated, pleated. 
undulating
O   uakunikun. undulating with rolls of fat
undulation
O   manotabuki. undulation
unearth
B   káia. to unearth or unsand katura in the beach with the feet. 
O   ken. kena: to dig, to probe, to search, to unearth shell fish. 
uneasy
O   mwerengau. to be constrained, uneasy, disturbed, offended, shocked
O   nanomaruru. uneasy mind, agitated
B   nim'atoáua. restless, lying uneasyily. 
uneducated
O   nanoro. uncultured, not yet reached age of reason, uneducated, ignorant
unemployed
B   áoria. be unemployed, remain in status quo
unequal
O   bari. slightly curved, puffed out, unequal
O   bora1. dear (high price), <expensive>, exorbitant, unequal
O   kabunga. going beyond, unequal length (used mostly in the negative, akea kabungana: nothing beyond). 
uneven
B   áobuaka. uneven land
O   aobuaka. uneven ground,. 
O   aontabuki. rough, uneven, hilly
O   beu. kiribeu, kiribeubeu, tiribeu; general term for malformation, deformity of body or limb, land, etc., deformed, twisted, uneven, bumpy
O   kangaebari. rough, rugged, uneven
O   kiribeubeu. uneven, rough, covered with lumps and hollows (fruit, ground, floor). 
O   nimanomano. full of little dints, small holes, dinted, uneven (surface). 
B   onáona. unevenas land, or as a person's disposition. 
B   ónatabúkibuki. uneven, elevated a little in places, as the surface of the ground or of a plank <even>. 
O   rekereke. rough, uneven, catching, etc. 
B   tabaítera. uneven, having one part larger than the other, one sided. 
B   tábati. uneven as the ground
O   tabatibutibu. covered with swellings, uneven, bumpy (ground, surface). 
B   tabatóatoa. having ridges or uneven places as a spot on which one is lying. 
O   tabatoatoa. (1) said of trunk covered with knobs, protuberances, lumps, uneven ground, rough sea. 
O   tabuki. hilly, uneven
O   tabukirurunga. very uneven, full of obstacles, roughness, hills. 
O   tabureka. bumpy, rough, knotty, rugged, uneven
O   tatara. ba tatara: uneven leaves, odd tao-tatara: odd, not in pairs, without partner. 
B   tíbutibu. uneven as the ground
unevenly
B   nínimoti. unevenly made, as a fish line
B   ténabuaka. unevenly joining
unevenness
O   reka. (1) roughness, unevenness, sharp point, piquant, stump, needle, bone (fish), a sharpedged capsule. 
unexpected
O   manenanti. unexpected, surprising, rare, incidental
O   rianibai. to meet with something unexpected
O   rina1. sudden, unexpected, happening suddenly, all at once. 
unexpectedly
O   karina. ni karina: suddenly, unexpectedly, all of a sudden. 
O   karina2. to come, to act, to do suddenly, unexpectedly
O   kataerina. to act suddenly, to do unexpectedly
unfair
O   bobuaka. inequality, irregularity, disproportion, disaccord, out of tune, discord, unfair
unfairness
O   kawai2. baka n ikawai: injustice, unfairness, fraud
unfaithful
O   buki kimoa. an unfaithful servant, dishonest
O   kimoa1. te kimoa te aine: unfaithful woman. 
O   rurua n nano. ruannano, ruruanano: inconstant, frivolous, whimsical, unfaithful, changeable. 
unfaithfulness
B   kinæ/nonæno. a suspicion of unfaithfulness in one's spouse. 
unfathomable
O   kakinounou. very deep, unfathomable
O   nano nano. nanonano, nanokiroro: deep, abstract, sublime, unfathomable, hard to understand. 
O   nanokirokiro. deep, unfathomable
unfavorable
B   áibuaka. run unfavorabley as a current
B   áibuaka. unfavorable current
unfavourable
O   nikora. e nikora te bong: the day is unfavourable
O   ra5. denuded, unfavourable, impure, imperfect, etc. 
O   tatara. unfavourable time, mischance, misfit
unfirm
B   kamakanákana. to make unfirm
unfit
O   buakaka. bad, evil, wicked, naughty, vicious, malicious, pernicious, hurtful, disagreeable, dirty, impure, unfit
unflinching
B   katókitongo. bold,unflinching, arduous
unfold
O   takina. to spread out, to roll out, to unfold
O   tanua. taniwa the movements, happenings, reports unfolding, taking place of events. 
unfortunate
B   tékebuáka. unfortunate, unlucky
O   tekebuaka. unfortunate, unlucky
O   tekera. unlucky, unfortunate, to have ill luck, etc. 
B   wíabuaka. unfortunate, not favored
unfrequented
O   kauriri. te kawai ni kauriri: an unfrequented path where one may hurry without fear of being retarded. 
unfriend
B   mæ/ningæ/ning. unkind unfriendly, unsocial
unfruitful
O   aomate. poor (soil), stunted (vegetation), unfruitful
O   ari. te ari n anti: a barren or unfruitful spathe. 
O   kanoabo. sterile, barren, fruitless, unfruitful (persons, animals). 
B   ríkimæte. unfruitful, not bearing fruit. 
ungrateful
O   angabee. ungrateful, rude, ill mannered
O   bangaaomata. one who ignores his fellow men, selfish, ungrateful, hard hearted, without pity, inhuman, cruel
B   bangaáomata. ungrateful, unjust
O   katei. ae katei buaka, ae katei ra: bad manners, bad behaviour, ungrateful, unjust, hard hearted
B   katéibuaka. to be ungrateful or indifferent to parents. 
O   manibuaka. ungrateful, unkind
O   manra. badly behaved, naughty, ungrateful, wicked
O   ribuaka. ungrateful, unjust, disobliging, wicked, bad-mannered. 
O   teibuaka. kateibuaka: badly behaved, ungrateful
unguent
B   tionráurau. an unguent or anointing oil
unhappy
O   kawa2. to be pitied, miserable, unhappy.nanokawaki: sad
O   nanokawa. unhappy, sad, afflicted, desolate, broken hearted
unhealthy
O   aoraki. ka-aoraki: unhealthy, unwholesome, poisonous
unheeding
B   kánene. stiff, obstinate, unheeding
unhook
O   katiba. katiba, katibatiba: to let go of ..., to let slip, to slip on, to unhook, to upset, to untidy to dislocate, etc. 
unicorn
O   bokaboka. 2. a fish, unicorn fish. 
G   bókaboka. unicorn fish (sm). 
unicornfish
L   baba. surgeonfish, unicornfish
L   babakoinawa. surgeonfish, unicornfish
L   bokaboka. surgeonfish, unicornfish
L   ibabataranga. surgeonfish, unicornfish
L   ibabataranga. surgeonfish, unicornfish
O   katawa2. Unicorn fish
G   katawa2. unicornfish (sm). 
L   koinawa. surgeonfish, unicornfish
L   mako. surgeonfish, unicornfish
O   nrakuraku. unicorn fish
G   nrakuraku. unicornfish (sm). 
L   ripa. surgeonfish, unicornfish
L   ripatanin. surgeonfish, unicornfish
L   riri. surgeonfish, unicornfish
O   roa. a fish, unicorn fish
G   roá. unicornfish (sm). 
uniform
O   bora3. bora, borabora: flat and smooth, even, level, uniform, regular
O   boraoi. kaboraoa, kakaboraoa: to make even ... uniform
O   kunnikai. material, clothes, clothing, cloth, uniform
unimportant
O   aoria. te aomata n aoria: ordinary, unimportant pers. 
uninhabited
B   núkamotu. uninhabited as the land between two villages. 
O   nukamotu. uninhabited land between two villages, open country. 
B   reréua. desert, uninhabited
O   rereua. uninhabited place, desert, retreat, hermitage
unintelligent
O   anua2. unintelligent, stupid, foolish
uninvited
B   karekaáinga. to go from house to house uninvited
union
O   buno. bunobuno. 1. union
unique
O   kana okoro. kept apart, isolated, unique, alone, solitary
O   takarere1. ti ngaia takarere: it alone, all alone, unique
unison
O   kabo. agreement, accord, unison
O   kaboang. kaboangia: to do in unison, to combine effort. 
O   maua nako. ma'ua: to lift, to act together in unison
unit
O   tabun. surplus, excess, over and above, left over, units less than ten. 
unite
O   baronga. to unite, to assemble by ... 
B   bo. to meet, to unite, to agree, to hit, to come in collision
O   bo2. kaboa, kaboboa: to put in contact, to make touch, to unite
O   bobo. to meet, to unite, to accomplish the sexual act. 
O   buno. to unite
O   kabo. to make meet, to make agree, to unite, to reassemble, to reunite
united
O   aitariman. united by bonds of true friendship. 
O   atanga. te atanga, a atanga: liaison, friendship, united by moral bonds, mutual attraction, similar tastes, age, character, understanding, agreement. 
O   buto. a bae butora: we are engaged, we are friends, united
O   ntaninin. assembled, coagulated, united, concentrated (as blood in bruise, or crowd assembled in one spot, or things). 
O   rima. a rimarima nanora: our hearts are united
O   tabo n tanga. to be as united as a couple, intimate friendship, to treat one another so. 
O   tamaomao. united, acquainted, familiar
units
B   tábun. units, used in counting units, as when we say, units, tens, hundreds, etc,. 
universal
B   bóra. extending to all, universal
O   buta1. widespread, universal, travelled over entirely. 
universe
O   aonaba. the Earth, the world, the universe
unjust
O   babakanikawai. unjust
B   bangaáomata. ungrateful, unjust
O   bao1. bent, curved, inflected, twisted, crooked, askew, deviated, unjust, meandering
O   buaka. bad, wrong, unbecoming, improper, offensive, false, unjust, insufficient, etc. 
B   ikæ/ke. grasping, unjust exacting,. 
O   ikawai. babakanikawai: (pa'paka-n-ikawai) to be unjust, dishonest (act the grown up). 
O   katei. ae katei buaka, ae katei ra: bad manners, bad behaviour, ungrateful, unjust, hard hearted
B   ríbuaka. unjust, unkind, unaccomodating
O   ribuaka. ungrateful, unjust, disobliging, wicked, bad-mannered. 
unkempt
O   bakarae. bakaraerae: unkempt, abandoned, forsaken, friendless
B   tabaábaa. unkempt, bushy and curly as a head of hair
unkind
B   mæ/nibuaka. unkind evil-minded
B   m'aanibuaka. unkind evil-minded
O   manibuaka. ungrateful, unkind
B   mæ/ningæ/ning. unkind unfriendly, unsocial
B   ríbuaka. unjust, unkind, unaccomodating
unkindly
B   kakuanáomata. to chaff unkindly or excessively. 
B   téiabuáka. ugly, ill-disposed, treating unkindly
unkindness
B   m'aánibuaka. unkindness
unknot
O   bara3. kabara, kakabara, kababara, kakababara, kabarabara, kabaranakoa: to undo, to untie, to unknot, to unravel, to detach, to take to pieces, to disband, to let loose, to loosen, to relax, to exempt, to dispense, to acquit, to dissolve, to absolve, to explain
unknown
O   abatera. aba tera? what country? unknown country. 
O   mangori. ae mangori, mamangori: of little value, low class, inferi quality, vile, puny, unknown, obscure
O   uteanibai. a person of great, unknown resources, hidden powers, science of uncertain use. 
unlaced
O   bara3. babara, barabara, nibarabara, baranako; untied, detached, unlaced, undone, in pieces. 
unlike
B   kakáokoro. unlike, separate, different
B   káokoro. unlike, defferent, set apart. 
B   ókoro. apart, separate, unlike, different
unload
O   uraki. to transport, to convey, to load, to unload, to transship
O   urakina. to carry, to transport, to convey, to transship, to unload, to load
unloose
B   káb'araa. to forgive, to unloose, to untie, to undo
unlucky
O   bakara1. unlucky, ill luck (in marriage only). 
O   boi2. unlucky at fishing, returning empty handed. 
O   boituta. unlucky
O   bora1. unlucky, amiss
O   bua n anti. ti a bua n anti ra! how unlucky we are!, extraordinary ill luck
O   kai ni kaba. kainikabaea: to make unlucky
O   kawa2. ti kawa! we are unlucky! we are to be pitied! 
O   kiboi. unlucky in fishing, no catch. 
O   maraia. maraia, mamaraia: under a spell, unlucky, bewitched, cursed
B   tékebuáka. unfortunate, unlucky
O   tekebuaka. unfortunate, unlucky
O   tekera. unlucky, unfortunate, to have ill luck, etc. 
O   wa n ra. untowardly behaviour, unlucky
O   wia buaka. to turn out badly, ... to fail, to be unlucky
unmake
O   bara nako. to undo completely, to unmake, to fall into ruin. 
unman
O   kimaung1. a kakimangua: to unman, to soften
unmarried
B   nikiræn/roro. an unmarried woman
B   rorónga. an unmarriedman of any age. 
unobtainable
O   reke1. e aki rereke: almost unobtainable, difficult to catch, hard to be found, etc. 
unpleasant
O   aoka1. man-n-aoka: a disagreeable, repulsive, unpleasant type who won't listen to any explanation or proposition. 
O   be1. rude, coarse, vile, odious, vicious, evil, unpleasant, insupportable, wicked, mischievous, bad, ugly
unpremeditated
O   taeremea. unpremeditated
unpreparedness
O   taubuaka. tataubuaka: unpreparedness
unproductive
O   bamakoro. sap stopped, unproductive, sterile for a time. 
O   kamweara. any tree, plant, person, thing unproductive, without fruit , without results. 
O   moiran. a fruitless tree, unproductive
O   mweara. unproductive, barren, sterile
O   rirongo. (2) unproductive land. 
unqualified
O   babanga. ignorant, inapt, unqualified, unskilful, inexpert at... 
unquestionably
B   bqn. truly, indeed, really, unquestionably
unravel
O   bara3. kabara, kakabara, kababara, kakababara, kabarabara, kabaranakoa: to undo, to untie, to unknot, to unravel, to detach, to take to pieces, to disband, to let loose, to loosen, to relax, to exempt, to dispense, to acquit, to dissolve, to absolve, to explain
unravelled
O   rai3. untwisted, unravelled
unravelling
O   barabara1. coming undone, unravelling, falling into ruin, tatters
unreal
O   anti. fugitive, transient, unreal, invisible, not developed
unreasonable
O   moti ro1. blind judgement, unreasonable, inconsiderate
unreliable
B   tókorua. to be engaged in, to be unreliable, to be thievish of small things. 
B   túkunango. unreliable, frequently changing one's course
unreserved
O   wi-o. to speak openly without fear, to use open, candid, <frank> unreserved language. 
unrestrained
O   kanauti. unrestrained, insatiable in debauch, shamelessness
unripe
B   koroúbu. unripe
O   mai4. sour, insipid, acid, unripe, green (fruit), tasteless
B   mæ/tatae. unripe as a pandanus fruit. 
B   úbuntóu. unripe pandanus fruit
unsatiated
O   nanoati. unsatiated, insatiable, immoderate
unsatisfactory
O   toronibai. aki toronibai: badly made, not much use, unsatisfactory
unscrape
B   tæ/rin. taken out or removed unscraped, as the kernel from the shell. 
unseasonably
O   aitara. aitara buaka: unsuitable, not matching, disproportioned, n suitable, to come unseasonably, ill luck
unseen
O   nora. ae aki noraki: unseen, hidden
unseizable
O   taningo. taningoningo, taningo nako: unseizable, unable to be taken because of littleness or distance, out of reach, fleeting, distant
unsettle
O   karere tangaroa. to stupify, to unsettle
unsettled
B   tæ/ba. disputed or unsettled as a boundary
B   tabáruku. unsettled as the weather, squally
O   taribaba. unsettled, crazy
unshakable
O   unene. te tangira ae te unene: profound, unshakable love. 
unshaken
O   teimatoa. to be solid, unshaken
unsheathe
B   buúta. to unsheathe, to take off as clothes, to pull out, to unravel. 
unsightly
O   bureti. ugly, unsightly, hideous
O   nou1. ugly, unsightly as ..., stone fish
unskilful
O   babanga. ignorant, inapt, unqualified, unskilful, inexpert at... 
unskill
B   báiuki. unskilled in fitting canoe planks. 
unskilled
B   bæ/ratu. unskilled in climbing
B   tabonibáibuaka. unskilled, wanting dexterity
unskillful
B   kabángabáia. to speak of one as unskillful, to make one unskillful. 
unsociability
B   karíkinrangaa. to make one feel discomfort by unsociability
unsociable
O   anti. wild, savage (hard to see or take, takes flight at the approach of humans, timid, unsociable). 
B   karíkinrang. not well proportioned, unsociable
O   maninganinga n rang. badly brought up, impolite, unsociable, etc. 
O   moa-anti. wild, unsociable
O   ninikuraroa. unsociable, misanthrope, one who keeps right away from society. 
unsocial
B   mæ/ningæ/ning. unkind unfriendly, unsocial
B   titinæ/niku. to be unsocial
unstable
O   marin. shaky, not well fixed, unstable, loose
O   ranea. to grow faint, to totter for want of food <unstable>. 
O   tannene. te tanene, ae ta ...: instability, fickleness, disquietude, unstable, fickle, disquieted. 
O   tokamamao. to be in precarious situation, position, unstable
unsteady
O   bebe. unsteady, tottering
O   botumara. without perseverance, fickle, unsteady
O   katibebe. unsteady balance (rather katibwebwe). 
O   nibakabaka. unsteady
O   tannene. ang tannene: unsteady wind, moving around in no fixed direction. 
unsuccessful
B   káweæna. unsuccessful as a fisherman
B   kibóiboi. unsuccessful in fishing
unsuitable
O   aitara. aitara buaka: unsuitable, not matching, disproportioned, n suitable, to come unseasonably, ill luck
untidiness
B   katorobákara. to charge with untidiness
untidy
O   atumangaongao. ruffled and untidy head of hair
O   katiba. katiba, katibatiba: to let go of ..., to let slip, to slip on, to unhook, to upset, to untidy to dislocate, etc. 
B   torobákara. untidy as work
untie
O   bara3. kabara, kakabara, kababara, kakababara, kabarabara, kabaranakoa: to undo, to untie, to unknot, to unravel, to detach, to take to pieces, to disband, to let loose, to loosen, to relax, to exempt, to dispense, to acquit, to dissolve, to absolve, to explain
O   bou2. tae boua te ie: to detach, to untie sails from yard arm. 
B   káb'araa. to forgive, to unloose, to untie, to undo
untied
B   b'ára. loose, untied, dismissed, dispersed
O   bara3. babara, barabara, nibarabara, baranako; untied, detached, unlaced, undone, in pieces. 
O   tae bauta. undone, untied, loose. 
until
O   roko. karorokoa. ni karokoa: until, until the arrival of ... 
O   ua5. to wait until, have patience till, insist until, remain until ... 
O   uabong1. ua te bong, n ua te bong: until nightfall
untimely
O   butikara. untimely meeting, ill chance
untouchable
O   tabuterang. forbidden, sacred, untouchable, under pain of madness (or other curse specified). 
O   taua n tabu. same as preceding word but with nuance of sacredness. sacred substitute, untouchable
untowardly
O   wa n ra. untowardly behaviour, unlucky
untruly
B   wíba. to add to a story untruly
untruth
O   ukinta. kaukintaea: to make ashamed for accidental misdeed, for shameful fault, untruths, etc. 
untwist
O   rarai. to twist and untwist in turning. 
untwisted
O   rai3. untwisted, unravelled
unusual
O   bainanti. unusual, unwonted, singular, extraordinary, abnormal, exceptional
O   kare-maewe. rare, unusual, exceptional, infrequent
O   manenanti. an unusual happening. 
unwelcome
O   moakakung. unwelcome, detested, despised, to be avoided. 
O   rikibuaka. unwelcome, deformed, aborted child. 
unwell
O   aoraki. sick, unwell
unwholesome
O   aoraki. ka-aoraki: unhealthy, unwholesome, poisonous
B   kaburéti. bad, evil, unwholesome
B   wíbue. a person with unwholesome reddish teeth
unwind
O   karaia. to unwind a fishing line. 
O   tanara. tatanara, tanatanara: to strip off bedizenment, to undo, to unwind fishing net wound around one. 
unwonted
O   bainanti. unusual, unwonted, singular, extraordinary, abnormal, exceptional
up
B   árarake. go up, ascend, climb up as on a mountain. 
B   éta. up, on high, above
B   ráke. up
O   rake. up, upwards, eastwards. 
B   ríerake. to go or pass up, to ascend
O   rierake. to ascend, to go up, to climb
O   teirake. standing up, to stand up, to get up, to begin
O   u1. to most words beginning with u meaning up, upwards, lifting up, rising <rise> up. 
O   uti2. to get up, to swell, to lift up, to wake up, to raise up, to stand on end, to be awake, to be up, lifted up, swollen. 
upbringing
O   wabobo. wabwebwe, waboboa, wabwebwe to have a good system of culture, upbringing, educating <educate> children. 
uphold
O   an2. aana. to support, to sustain, to uphold
O   bakatoko. bakatokoa: to support, to uphold, to stay, to consolidate
O   buki. baua bukin te ... : uphold the cause, take the part of ... be on the side of ... uphold
O   taubuki1. to uphold, to take sides, to support the cause of ..., to be partisan of ... 
uplift
O   ing2. inging: to move, to shake, to uplift (beginning to move) . 
upon
O   ao1. i aon: . . . on, externally upon, over
upper
B   aáo. upper side, the above
B   aom'aáne. upper half of a fish
B   áonanga. upper part of the shoulder
B   áreiéta. upper set of teeth
B   atánga. upper plank in a canoe
O   eta. the top, the upper, the heavens (as opposed to the earth), the shore as opposed to the sea, the land
B   ináiéta. upper yard or gaff of a canoe sail
B   ináo. upper or lower edge of a plank ready for a canoe
B   ráieta. the upper breadth of a sail
B   tábera. the upper portion as the leaves nad branches
B   timun/nan:. the upper heaven
B   tóanibúki. the upper part of the buttock
B   tóaniwáe. the front portion of the upper part of the leg, the lap
B   úrua. upper part of the waist just below the ribs. 
B   úrukau. core of a coconut tree at its upper end. 
upper side
O   ao1. to certain words to indicate the outside, the top, the upper side, etc. 
upright
O   rake. rakea: to keep upright, in good form, to awaken, to excite
B   tábobobéku. having a somewhat upright or perpendicular stem or bow
B   tabokábubu. having an upright stem as a canoe
B   tábonimáiaki. having a somewhat upright stem and stern
B   tábouóua. having one end of a canoe more or less upright, and the other projecting. 
O   tei. katea, kateitea, katei, kateitei: to put standing up, to put upright, to train, to erect, to build, to construct, to found, to institute, to plant
O   utibaba. a e uti'baba, a utibaba ... buraena, ... irana, kaina, ... kunna, etc.: to stand up, bristle up in disorder, to erect, to hold upright, to raise, to stand on end, etc. (hair, bristles, feathers, skin, barbel, etc.), through fear, joy, excitement, enthusiasm, etc. 
uproar
O   bukirurunga. to fall with din, to roar like thunder, to make a din, an uproar
O   ibengungu. hubbub, uproar, din. 
O   kareu. to make noise, ... uproar, ... row, ... racket
O   karongoa. noise, uproar, racket
O   maunea. te kamaunea: a deafening noise, uproar, din
O   rongoa. noise, hubbub, uproar, racket, great noise. 
O   takaru. row, shindy, great noise, uproar
O   tongirarae. deafened by uproar, stunned by noise
uproot
O   routa. to pull up, to dig up, to uproot, to extract, to extirpate
O   taeka. tataeka to detach by pulling, to separate brusquely, to pull up, to uproot
O   waka. tae-waka, rou waka, rou-waka, taeka, ... routa te: to uproot
uprooted
B   táeboto. uprooted
O   taeboto. a tree pulled up by roots, uprooted
O   taemauna. uprooted tree. 
O   tae-un. (1) uprooted tree
O   tatikounga. pulled up completely roots and all, uprooted
upset
O   ba ni kana. ka banikana: to make belch, to upset (heavy, indigestible). 
O   baka3. kabaka, kabakabaka: to make fall, to throw down, to upset, to knock down, to steer for, head for
O   bakarua. bakarua: to lose, to upset, to change place among disorder, to upset debris. 
B   baraáki. upset, capsized, turned over, covered over as an earth-oven with mats. 
O   baraki1. babaraki: upset, upside down, capsized, inside out, face downwards, turned over
O   emangaoa. to dislocate, to upset, to scatter, to break up the soil. 
B   kabobaráka. to capsize, to upset, to make the face look down. 
O   kaburimaiaia. to upset, to crumple, to destroy
B   karángaa. to upset
O   karemangao. to throw pell-mell, to cause trouble, to upset a meeting. 
O   kare-ngao. to trouble, to upset, to intrude
O   karenoa. karenoa: to upset a meeting by intruding. 
O   karerua. (fig) to upset, to speak, to intervene wrongly. (kare-rua). 
O   katiba. katiba, katibatiba: to let go of ..., to let slip, to slip on, to unhook, to upset, to untidy to dislocate, etc. 
O   katibara. katibaraea: to upset the works, to put out of order, to put out of joint. 
O   kume. kukume, kumebume: to disturb, to upset
O   matakiaua. bewildered, perplexed, abashed, troubled, moved, upset emotionally. 
O   nano-marawarawa. upset, afraid
O   nanora. bad humour, upset, etc. 
O   onako. fig. to go away upset, blamed, scolded, confused. 
O   onaona1. kaonaona: to disturb, to upset, to confuse, to treat as ... 
O   raibaenata. to turn over, to upset a heap of stones which has been surrounded by fishing net. 
O   raira1. to upset, to turn upside down
O   ranga1. to lean to one side, to fall over, to capsize, to upset
O   rebetunga. rebetunga: to upset, to meddle with, to put in disorder, to pull about, to annoy, by importunacy. 
O   ring1. ringa-b'ai: to touch things, to upset (to steal, polite). 
O   tabare. tatapare, taparepare, tabaretua: turbulent, mischievous, importunate, upsetting, disturbing ... 
O   taribariba. poisoning or indigestion from food, upset by certain food. 
O   tarou. tarourake: mild vomiting of baby, upset stomach. 
O   tinea. tinea te taeka: upset a discourse by interference, interruptions. 
O   tokobeka. of tokonono. very annoying, ... vexing, upsetting, importunate
O   tokomeme. katokomemea: to importune, to upset, to vex, to worry
O   uruaka. to destroy, to demolish, to upset, to break, to smash
O   uruana. e uruana ara botaki: he destroyed, upset, interrupted, troubled, our meeting. 
O   urubai. to destroy, to devastate, to lay waste, to break, to smash, to upset, to dismantle
O   wanga1. to have ...., to be troubled, upset, worried <worry>, etc., to be in the act of ... 
upsets
O   kanangora. not at ease, uncomfortable, which upsets
upsetting
O   aiwa. e aiwa te aba iroum, e aki rau te aba iroum, ko kaaiwaea te aba: you are disturbing or upsetting the company (people), you are making trouble
O   baitabare. touching everything, upsetting things. 
upside down
O   babatei. person or object or animal turned upside down, or with head or front part down (aeroplane, bird, swimmer). 
O   baraka. to put upside down, to turn over, to capsize
O   baraki1. babaraki: upset, upside down, capsized, inside out, face downwards, turned over
O   karanga2. to knock down, to capsize, to turn upside down
O   raira. to put upside down, to turn, to turn over, to turn around, to change opinion, to be converted, to translate, to transpose
O   raira1. to upset, to turn upside down
upward
B   tóunene. turned upward as the topmost coconut in a bunch
upwards
O   eta. nako eta: upwards mai eta: from above, from the top. 
O   etirakea. kaetirakea: to stand, to place straight upwards
O   nako. nako karawa: towards heaven; nako eta: upwards
O   rake. up, upwards, eastwards. 
O   tararake. to face upwards (persons, things), to look upwards, to raise head, eyes. 
O   tokarake. katokarakea: to push upwards, to elevate to make dominate, ... eminent
O   u1. to most words beginning with u meaning up, upwards, lifting up, rising <rise> up. 
O   wa tangaina. wa n tangaina: lying <lie> down face upwards <supine>. 
B   watangáina. to swim on the back, to walk with the face turned upwards
urchin
O   aa5. a sea urchin with poisonous spikes. 
L   batinou. all short and long spined sea urchins. 
O   benenakai. a spike off sea urchin, like a slate pencil (purple). 
O   em. species of sea urchin with sharp spikes (dangerous). 
O   katuiaia. a species of venomous sea urchin (crinaceous). 
O   onabiti. species of sea urchin resembling violet slate pencil. 
O   takataka. (2) n. a species of sea urchin
urethra
O   waiwai1. disease of bladder, urethra, inflammation caused by toddy contaminated by cantharides beetle. 
urge
O   bukea. to cause to increase, to expand, to open up, to urge, to incite, to encourage, to give scope to. 
O   kainaoa. to urge, to press, to hasten
O   kainonoa. to close tightly, to lock securely, to urge, to force, to incite
O   kairoro. kakairoro to insist, to urge
B   kai:/roroa. to urge, to press
O   taenoa. tataenoa: to hasten, to urge, to make hurry. 
O   tebonengenenge. tebonengenengea: to persevere in insisting, to force until exhausted, to keep on urging <urge>, pressing without end. 
O   tuna. (2) to urge, to force, to oblige someone to ... 
O   uaroko1. (many meanings) to urge on. 
B   únuana. urge on or hasten work or sport
urge to
O   ka. to make, to do, to cause, to render, to provoke, to urge to, to wait till, to let, to let ripen, to give time to, to permit
urging
B   kaeéroro. to engage in urging
B   tebonéngenenge. to be persistent in urging
urim
B   úrim. urim [heb divination object]. 
urinate
O   bakamim. bakamimia: to cause to urinate
O   maimai. to urinate
B   méira. urinate on, or into. 
O   meira. to urinate on, ... upon. 
B   mjm. urinate
urinating
B   kateib'aábhai. a mode of standing on the part of females in urinating
urine
O   buaraku. smell of urine emanating from places or objects; for ex. mats, etc. 
B   mjm. urine
O   mim. urine. mimu, mimim, mimna
us
B   ira. us
O   ira. euph. for ra us
B   ngáira. we, us (generally in the nominative and emphatic). 
O   ngaira. us, <we>. 
use
O   arokana. to appropriate, to have a plant as one's own, to take care of, to use, to look after a plant, to possess or own a tree growing on another's land (native custom). 
O   baibai2. to use, to possess
O   baibaina. to possess, to use regularly. 
B   b'áina. to use, to make use of, to hold, to possess, to value
O   baina. babaina, baibaina. to appropriate, to possess, to own, to use, to make use of, to employ or to make one's own. 
O   kawaia. to use way, means, method, to observe rites. 
O   kawaina. to use, to take a certain road, use a certain method or manner. 
O   manena. manen te ... manena. use, value, importance
O   mangaingai1. kamangaingaina: to use
O   uteanibaka. idem. of which one cannot imagine the use he will make. 
used
B   íti. used up, consumed, all gone
O   mane. used, worn, old, shabby, faded
O   mangaingai1. used, worn out, shabby, rotten (clothes, mats, nets). 
O   nana2. used to, accustomed to, acclimatized
B   tæ/neiái. accustomed to, used to, wonted. 
O   taneiai. I tane iai: I am used to ... 
useful
O   bairaroi. good things, useful things, valuable things. 
O   bonga. e bongana, ae bongana, iai bongana: valuable, important, useful
O   bongana. useful, valuable, important
O   maneuna. mamaneuna, kamaneuna. valuable, important, useful, pr
B   mæ/teráoi. profitable, useful, gainful. 
O   materaoi. useful, worthwhile, profitable, fruitful
O   raraoi. good, useful, of good quality, constantly good. 
O   tiki ni kona. useful effort, efficiency (only use): 
useless
O   bubuaka. bad, deteriorated, useless
O   kabaka3. deceptive, good for nothing, useless (person). 
B   mæ/tebúaka. fruitless, profitless, useless, vain, idle, without result, to no purpose. 
O   matebuaka. ka-matebuaka: to render vain, useless
O   matera (mate raa). (1) useless, vain
O   moiran. good for nothing, useless mouth, person ageing without getting married or having children. 
O   wanga1. mate wanga: busy, worried by affairs (useless, vain). 
uselessness
O   mane buaka. uselessness, futility, vain, useless. 
usurp
O   aonikai. to dominate, to usurp, to monopolize, to prevail, to overcome
O   taoboti. to occupy, to usurp another's place in the maneaba at a meeting, or, keep one's place
O   tokara. to seize, to secure, to usurp, to dominate, to overcome, to crush, to defeat, to triumph over
usurper
O   aonikai. te tia aonikai, te aonikai: usurper
utensil
O   anima. a utensil for bailing out canoe, skeet (naut.). 
O   bai. thing, object, affair, member, organ, matter, material, element, substance, personal belonging, property, instrument, tool, machine, apparatus, utensil, result, report
O   kai ni kabo. a utensil for mixing. 
uterus
B   bíroto. the abdomen, the uterus
O   kuora. thin skin or web, membrane <womb, uterus>. 
B   nraára. flowing, discharging in excess from the uterus
utility
O   bonga. value, importance, utility (from bong length of time). 
utilize
O   bonga. kabongana: to utilize, to make use of. 
O   manena. kamanena: to utilize, to make profitable. 
utmost
O   kabo ati. e kaboa atina: he is doing his utmost, he is killing himself. 
utter
B   atónga. utter, say
O   atonga. atoatonga. to pronounce, to say, to utter, to articulate, to recite, to name, to mention, to proclaim, to announce, to declare, to praise, to qualify as... 
B   kátætaa. to utter rapidly, to cause to vibrate, as hand or tongue, to skip a stone over water. 
B   mæ/ningure. utter dissatisfactionas at again loaning to a neighbor. 
B   wínonginóngia. to whisper, to utter in a low voice. 
B   wírikiríkia. to utter with a very low voice, to mutter
utterance
B   wiríkiriki. a low utterance
B   wítoka. rapid speaking or utterance
uvula
O   kai n taura ni bua. uvula
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