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planted : those parts of a double canoe extending bee
yond the platform. Boóge-mow. To clinch. Boógoo-boogoo. Squab; short and thick. Boóha. A box ; a chest. Boshi. To blow any thing out of the mouth with force ;
also the name of the party that go out to distribute the bait for rats, which is done by blowing it forcibly out
of their mouths. Boói boói. A curtain ; a screen. Boóla. To swell : fucca booʻla malttu, to hector; to swag.
ger ; look big. Boóla-boóla. A swelling. Boóle. To order or conduct ; to give directions; to ma
nage; to declaim. Boo'le. A kind of spotted shell. Boóle-boole. Spotted ; party-coloured. Booló. Veiled; concealed ; something thrown over the head
and face; to veil ; to mask. Booló-booló. A mask ; a veil for the head. Boolóa. A mask. Boolónga. Hat; cap. Boóloo. Gum; pitch, or any adhesive substance. Boóloo-bo'oloo. To draw up the dress so as to cover the
shoulders; to shelter. Booloo'hi. Sick; ill; sickness: only used when speaking
of Tooitonga. Boo'na. To fly; to vault; to jump high in the air. Boono'. To incline; to bend down; to droop; to stoop the
body, or head. Bö-ooʻli. Night; (from bo, day, and obli, black.) Bö-oo liánge. Obscurely; darkly ; by night. Boo'si. A cat: (probably from the English word pussy.) Boo'ta. To bet ; also a wager. Boo'too. Burial ceremony.
Bopau. A small paddling canoe made of the hollow trunk of
a tree. Bolpo. Rotten ; mouldy. Bo'to. Wise ; cunning ; knowing. Bo'to-bo'to. Round. Bo'too, Alongside ; near to; the side of any thing, except
of man or animal, then it is va'ca va'ca ; a part of ; a por
- A certain plant.
a warlike instrument. Cáfoo. Any covering with which a person may be covered
whilst resting, or sleeping. Cahi. Scrofulous indurations of the glands, to which the
Tonga people are very subject.
Calanga. To roar out; to shriek; to halloo: a shout, og
stick to scrape out cocoa-nut.
kernels of fruit; also flesh.
the flesh or heart, and gnáta, hard.)
which is made a peculiar kind of beverage; being first
Foóa Ca'da. An oath : see Foo.
Cáwna. Bitter; brackish: also intoxicated with cara, or
any thing else. Chi. Small; little; thin. - The name of a certain plant. - To throw, or cast away gently; to toss. Chíchí. Softly; slightly; lightly; in a very moderate degree.
. An ornamental dress round the waist for either sex, made generally of leaves of the chi tree, but
sometimes of leaves and flowers of other plants. Chiági. To throw away; to leave; to separate from a wife
or husband; to divorce. Chiange. The least, or smallest; lesz. Chibi. A slap; a sweeping blow from a club; a particular
kind of club. Chicota. A particular kind of club; also a certain species of
Cobénga chili; a hand-net.
- Stout, large, fat.
it is often joined with the article he, when the aspirate is generally omitted, and the compound word me write thus, cóe: it is also used before proper names, nouns
and pronouns, in the manner explained in the grammar. Cóa. Froth; foam.
Coa Papalángi ; 'soap.
Cobénga chíli; a hand-net. Cobéchi. The leaves of the paoonga, dried and worked
with the fibres of the cocoa-nut husk, so as to form an
instrument for imprinting gnatoo. Cóca. A brownish red juice, expressed from the bark of a
tree also called cóca : this juice is used to stain or die
gnatoo with. Cóchi. A goat (derived from the English); to cut with
scissors (from héle cochi, scissors): also to cut the hair
of the head. Cocóho. Eruption of a volcano, or of fire : vapour ; steam. Cóe. A word compounded of the particle co, and the article
he: see the grammar. Cóe-lóto. Interj. What's to be done! how can it be
helped ! Coéni. This. Coéna. That. Cófe. The bamboo. Cófoo. To inclose, or wrap up; to clothe. Cohái? Who? Coía. That (the relative pronoun). Colia. Well done! that's right! Cóiabé. The same ; literally, co ia be, it is, he, she, or it,
only. Coihá? What? which? Coiháe? Why? Cólo. A fortress. Colóa. Riches; property; any thing of value. Co-möbni. Indeed; it is true. . Cónga. A piece. Coo. A deprivative, applied only to nima, a hand, and niso,
a tooth. Ni'ma-coo, with the loss of a finger: nifos
coo, toothless. Coocoo. The muscle; (shell-fisb.) ... so..;)