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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 15 eBook

Robert Kerr (writer)
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 630 pages of information about A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels Volume 15.
Heoreeoree, A song
Paraoo, A wooden bowl
Apooava, A shallow wooden dish they
drink Ava out of

Etoohe, toohee, A particular sort of cloth
Ootee, or otee, otee, To cut
Pappaneeheomano, A wooden instrument beset with
shark’s teeth, used to cut up
those they kill

Maheine, A wife
Homy, Give me
Moena, or moenga, A mat to sleep on
Eeno, An adjunct, when they express
any thing good, though by
itself, it signifies bad.  Thus
they say
, Erawha eeno, good
greeting, as the Otaheitans
say
, Ehoa eeno, or my good
friend

Taboo, or tafoo, Any thing not to be touched, as
being forbid.  This is an example
that shews the transmutation
of the
H, F, and B,

Atooi.  English.
into each other.  Thus at Otaheite
yams are
oohe, at Tonga
oofe, at New Caledonia
oobe; and here taboo is tafoo. 
Maooa, I, first person singular. 
Heno, Little rods, about five feet long,
with a tuft of hair on the small end

Patae, Salt
Aheia, A round pearl-shell
Teanoo, The cold arising from being in
the water

Tammata, The sense of taste
Ootoo, A louse
Ehone, To salute by applying one nose
to the other.
Ehogge at New
Zealand, and
Ehoe at Otaheite
My, A sore of any kind
Oura, or ouraa, Cured; recovered; alive; well
Mango, A shark
Te and he, The
Heneeoohe, An instrument made of a shark’s
tooth fixed on a wooden handle,
to cut with

Eea, An adjunct, as at Otaheite, to
give strength to an expression

Paoo roa, Quite done; finished
Ee, At
Taira, That; the other
Ahoo aura, Red cloth
Henaro, A fly
Ehateinoa, What is the name of that
Heweereweere, An outrigger of a canoe
Mawaihe, The sail of a canoe
Eheou, The mast of a canoe
Hetoa, The yard of a sail.
Ooamou, Fast; secure; sound; whole
Hono, To go; to move
Matou, Fear
Pooa, An arrow.

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