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Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary

U

U

UDDER, s., u.

Ugly, a., ahua kino.

Ulcerated, a., komaoa, kikohunga, mariao, matangere.

Umbilical cord, s., pito, uho, tangaengae.

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Uncle, s., matua-keke, papa.

Uncooked, a., ota, kaiota, mata, kaimata, maota, torouka, wheo, tonganga.

Uncover, v., hura.

Uncover (by scraping away the earth), v., huke.

Under, prep., raro.

Underdone, a., kanewha [see Uncooked].

Underneath, prep., i raro i.

Understand, v., matau, mohio, kite.

Understanding, a., aroà, aweko, matanga, mohio, matau.

Undone, a., matara, paheno.

Uneasy, a. [see Restless].

Uneven, a., auau.

Unfruitful, to be, v., tatakau.

Unintelligible, a., ngaro.

Unique, a., tahi.

Unite, v., hono, tuhono, whaka-kotahi.

Unjust, a., he.

Unless, conj., ki te kore.

Unlucky, a., aitua, taitaia.

Unpaid, a., tarewa.

Unperceived, adv., puku, toropuku.

Unpleasant, a., hou.

Unpleasant (to the taste), a., haneanea, kawa, nohunohu.

Unravel, v., wewete, whaka-matara.

Unreasonable, a., kahuraki.

Unrighteous, a., hara, kino, he.

Unseasoned (as timber), a., torouka.

Unsettled, a., arangi, kahuirangi, karangi, harangi, koroirangi, hikirangi, haurokuroku, tarewa, tirangi, tirengi, titengi, taurewa, taurangaranga.

Unsuccessful, a., angitua.

Unsuccessful (in fishing), a., muhore, puhore.

Unstable, a., katote.

Untie, v., wewete.

Untied, to be, v., kaheno, maheno, paheno, mawete, maweto, kareto, makowha, matoha.

Until, prep., apanoa.

Unto, prep., ki.

Untouched, a., toitu, urutapu.

Untwisted, to be, v., matara.

Up, adv., ki runga.

Up, to be, v., maea, puea, morunga.

Up to, prep., to.

Upon, prep., ki runga ki.

Upper part, s., upoko, runga.

Uppermost, the, a., to runga rawa.

Upright, a., tu tonu.

Uproar, s., haunene.

Upset, to be, v., tahuri.

Upside down, to turn, v., huripoki.

Upward, a., ake, whaka-runga.

Urge, v., a, akiaki, tene, tohe, kopana, kuene, kutete, nonoi, whaka-ongaonga.

Urine, s., mimi.

Us, pron., tatou, matou.

Us two, pron., taua, maua.

Utter, v., ki, korero, mea, puaki.

Utter (disconnectedly), v., whaka-aeaea.

Uvula, s., tohetohe, miramira, tenetene.