Updated: 3/19/2012
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Micronesian Comparative Dictionary

Index to Sets

(click on a *proto-form for its set)

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*fa-   ‘reciprocal’

*-faa   ‘where?’

*faa-   ‘underside, under’

*faa-, fa-   ‘four’ (prefixed to classifier)

*faa, faasa   ‘string, be strung’

*faa, faa-[sS]i   ‘apply the sole of the foot’

*faa-i-laŋi, faa-ni-laŋi   CMc ‘lower region of sky’

*faca   ‘pandanus’

*faco   CMc ‘constantly’

*fafia   ‘firewood’

*fai, fai-a   ‘rayfish, stingray’

*faifine   ‘woman’

*faiSa   ‘do what, what?’

*fai-Toŋo   WMc ‘kiss by rubbing noses’

*fakaafi   ‘evening’

*fale   ‘meeting house’

*fali   ‘taboo, sacred’

*fa-liku, fa-liku-ri-   WMc ‘turn away, ignore the presence of others’

*falu₁   ‘bruised’

*falu₂   WMc ‘prick, pointed object’

*fanaa   CMc ‘a kind of needlefish’

*fanau   ‘advice, instruction’

*[fØ]ani[fØ]ani   ‘to bail’

*fanua   ‘inhabited land’

*faŋa   ‘hand over, give’

*faŋi   CMc ‘to preserve by smoking’

*faŋi   ‘the number four’ (in serial counting)

*f[ao]ŋ[ou]-si-   CMc ‘blow (one’s nose)’

*faŋu   WMc ‘be loved, well liked’

*faŋu, faŋu-ni   ‘awakened, awaken’

*fara   ‘core (of breadfruit, coconut, pandanus)’

*far[ae]   ‘lungs’

*[fp]ara ?   ‘hoarse’

*farafa   WMc ‘windward platform on outrigger booms next to hull of sailing canoe’

*fari-   CMc ‘less than …’

*faro, faro-ki, faro-ka   CMc ‘hold tightly’

*fa[sS]ua   ‘child of sibling of opposite sex’

*faSale   ‘walk, move around’

*faSo, fafaSo, faSo-ki, faSo-ka   ‘planted, to plant, a planted thing’

*faSu   ‘eyebrow’

*fata   ‘platform, nest’

*fata, fata-ŋa   ‘tree trunk’

*fato, fato-ŋi-   CMc ‘to call, summon’

*fatu   ‘stone’

*fatu, fatufatu   ‘to weave, plait’

*fatuku   CMc ‘head’

*-fau   ‘hibiscus’

*fau, fau-Si   ‘tie, bind’

*fauru   ‘do, make’

*fawo   ‘surface, on’

*faxo   ‘to punt, punting pole’


 

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fe

*[fØ]eci[fØ]eci   ‘stinging, smarting’

*feraki, feraki-ni-   ‘to spread’


 

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fi

*fi-   ‘mutually’

*fiaŋo   ‘story, tell a story’

*fica   CMc ‘a strip of fiber for plaiting’

*fici, fici-ki   ‘snip, cut, snap, flick’

*fili, filifili   ‘choose’

*fiŋi-[sS]i   WMc ‘to twist, twirl’

*fira, fira-[kx]i   ‘to twist’

*fi[sS]a-   ‘how many’

*fiSi   ‘accompany’

*fiSiko   ‘flesh’

*fitaki   CMc ‘to struggle’

*fiti   ‘flash (of light)’

*fit[ou]u   ‘star’

*fitu, fitu-ua   ‘seven’


 

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fo

*fou   ‘feel cold’


 

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fu

*futu   tree (Barringtonia asiatica)

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