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List of Tamil words in Maori language –Cooks Islands

List of Tamil words in Maori language –Cooks Islands

by

Dr . V.R . Annadurai Variankaval Ramasamy ; MD; DPM;

consultant Psychiatist

doctorannadurai60@gmail.com

www.drannadurai.com

 

Clues to read Maori Words into Tamil;

Letter ‘k’ = ‘v’; ‘v’= ‘k’.

Add vowels then and there.

 Letter’s ‘m’ and ‘n’ can be added then and there. 

 Letter’s ‘p’ and ‘s’ can be retained / deleted /added or exchanged. 

 

 

Ref; Cook Islands Maori Dictionary with English – Cook Islands Maori – finder list - by Jasper Buse with Raututi Taringa.

 

English - Maori - Tamil 

 

*1.twitch/ jerk - utiuti – thudiththida 

2.song - ute-paattu

3.carry - uta- edu

4.hair - uru -mayir   

5.breast- uma - ammam

6. re- awaken memories -uke  - ninikka 

*7. hook - uka- kokki

*8. reach- tukia- adaika 

*9.reach out – toro – ettuthar 

10.extend- toro–neettiththar 

11.release - tuku– viduvikka; ka= va; va= ka.

12.preach –tutu- oaathidu / recite

13.see- kito – kandidu

*14.  dip- titou - - thaoththidu 

*15. to spit - tua tua - thu thu 

16.inspect – tutaka- aainthiduka

*17. respectful and laudatory   greetings to chiefs- turou – thiru

18. drive off - tuoru -thuraththu / thuraththuthar / thuraththi adi

*19. sway – turori – aaduthar 

20.strike hard with a hammer - tupaki- adikka / yaeththuka 

*21.pound - tuki – idikka 

22.butt  - tuki –muttuka

24. fatty - tui – thadiththa

*25. curse- tui – thattu

26.gold- kora- kaaram; sarakku; letters are in reversed order.

27.dodge by - kotaka- thakku; letters are jumbled; thamathikka- to delay.

*28. stitch - tuitui – thaeiththidu / moottu 

*29. stitch - tui –thei 

*30.fruit stone- katu–kottai 

*31. pole - tui– thadi 

*32. string on - tuitui – thodu 

33.head- katu –kondai

34.wanderer - tuitarere – thirinthiduthar – wandering 

 35.wanderer - tarevaka- thirikiravar; thirika- wander.

*36. open- tuera -thira 

*37. kick- tue- uthai 

*38. kick - tuetue- uthaiththidu 

*39. kick- tokikai-uthaikka 

40. droop the head - tungou – thonkka- droop 

*41.say - tuatua- oaathidu 

42. replace - tua- maaththu

43.character/ nature- tu- thanmai 

*44. spots/ stains- tou tou – thittu thittaa 

*45.land on - totoria- adaithar / tharai yaei adaithar 

46.point out- tou– suttu 

47.  crawl - to toro – uoornthidu; letters are in reversed order

48. a costal tree- tou – thadi /timber 

49.  the ironwood tree - toa- thadi  /timber 

50. to close - topiri– adaiththar / poottuthar – letters are jumbled.

 51.look after- akono- kann kaanikka / kavanikka

52.knock - topa– thattu 

53.put stripes- tore– pattai iduthar; pattai- stripe.

54. put an ear ring - tapoe- thoadu poadu; thoadu- ear stud.

55.your- tu - unnuthu

56.edge / rim- tapa- ottu

*57.be away at a distance- topa –etti poa

58. feel cold - toanu – thanuppu 

59.buttock- toe- sooththu 

60.remaining - toe– meethi 

61.sugar cane - to- thadi

*62. beat- toa- adi 

*63.fight - toa–adi thadi 

64.become pregnant – to- undaayida/ formed 

*65.pour - titoto – uooththu 

66.strive hard - titau– paadu padu 

*67. sheet- titi – yaedu 

68.dance skirt- titi– aatta udai; aattam- dance; udai- dress.

*69. drum stick - tite- thadi / stick 

*70. puncture/ perforate- ti puta- oaattai poadu; oaattai- hole; idu-do.

*71. agarment - tiputa- taupata

*72.  get – tiki – adaika 

73.go and obtain- teki –thaedi adaika; thaedu- search.

74.carving- tiki tiki –sethukkiduka

75.embrace- tikau – anaiththtiduka

*76. attack- tiati- adiththidu 

*77. strike- tutuki- thaakkidu

*78. strike- ta- adi 

*79. charge a battery - tiati – yaeththidu

80.alter/ change- tieni- maaththanum 

81.exchange- taui- maaththu

82.drive in wedge- tiatia- adiththidu / yaeththidu 

83. to guard - tiaki – kaaththidu;letters are in reversed order.

84. wait - tiaki – kaaththiduka; letters are in reversed order.

85.pot- tia- sati

86.jar- tia- jaadi 

87.certainly - tikai – Kattayama; letters are in reversed order.

 

88.another/ other- tata- maththathu 

89.tax/ toll- tero- thirai / tribute 

90.sea- ti- aththi

*91. the deck - teke- adukku 

*92.owl- kota- koattaan 

*93. which -  tei- ethu

*94.this- teia- ethu 

95. sing- taute– paadidu 

96.make into small pieces- ta unga – thundu thundaa akkuka; thundu- piece; aakkuka- make.

97.make someone to dance - taura- aaduthar- dancing 

98.be burnt- ta una-   thee idanum; thee- fire.

99.suddenly - taue- sattunnu

100. follow after- tauaru –thoadaru; letter ‘t’ is read more than once.

*101.set fire- tau – thee idu;letter ‘t’ is read more than once.

*102. to land- tau- adaiya

103.scorching/ of the sun - tau – soodu 

104.  field for play- taua- adum idam/ maithaanam; aadu- play; idam- place.

*105.fitting / suitable- tau – oththa

106. hug- tatomo – anaiththidanum

107. read- tatau – oaathidu/ padiththidu 

108.count- taatu -ennidu 

*109.good bye- tata– taa taata; root word is aattu- to wave the hand.

110. stripe- tata- pattai

*111.write-  tata- theettu

*112.write- kiriti–keeridu 

113.engrave- tata – pathiththidu 

114.bail water- tata- thanni edu/ thanni mondidu; thanni- water; mondidiu- bail.

115. bailer- - tata- thoandi 

116.prolong - taroa- neetiththar 

117.cremate -  tareu –theeyir edu 

*118.make a hole- ta puta – oattai poadu; oattai- hole.

119.prohibited / taboo- tapu tapu - thadai poadapaththu – letters are jumbled; thappu.

*120. take - tao/ taoi- edu

*121.to place- taoiri – iduthar

122.sole of the foot- tapuae- adi paatham; paatham- foot; adi- under.

123.prevent - tapu – thadu

*124.bark cloth- tapa- uduppu- clothe

125.to plant- tanu– nadu; letters are in reversed order.

*126. ancient short wooden spear - tao – eetti 

*127.bake- tao- adu

*128.curse- tao– thittu 

*129.clean /tidy -  tama- thooimai 

*130.carry- takikau- thookku /edukka 

131.make peace- takiau– amaithi aakku 

*132.lift- taki – thookku 

*133.shake/ rock - takeu – aattuka 

*134.be away - takake– ettakka poa

135.polish up- takanapa- - thaeikkkanu

136.  tie/ bind- takai–pinaithhtiduka 

137. stamp /trample- takai– mithikka 

138. rotate- take- suththuka 

139.un dressed - taka- udukkathu

140.first- tai- mutha 

141.drip- taetae- sotta

142.arrive- -taetae- adainthidu 

*143.to blow up- taeta- - uoothida 

144.arrive-  taena- adainthidanum

*145.wipe- taau – thudai; given letter is read more than once.

*146.see- kito – kandidu

*147. attain- tae- adaiya 

*148.break-  taati – udaiththidu 

*149.snap-  taati – odiththidu 

*150.drive mad- taauouo- oaatta 

151.humiliate- taakaaka -mathikkathu 

*152.beard- ta- thadi;given letter is read more than once.

*153. kill- ta- adu 

*154.hit- ta- adi 

155.make blue-  taauikka – uootha vannamaakku ; ka= va; va= ka; uootha- blue; vannam- colour; aakku- make.

*156.scatter- ruru – eriaya; same consecutive letter ‘r’ is considered as one letter.

157.gather together- ru ru – oru saera 

*158.two-  rua- eru

*159.word- roka- uraikka 

160.word- reta- uraiththidu 

161.height- roa- uyaram 

*162.voice/ language- reo- urai 

*163.grind down- rea- arai 

164.two hundred- rau – eru nooru; eru- two; nooru- hundred.

165.scratch - raraku – sorika 

166.carve- rapa- pori; letters are in reversed order.

167.numerous- rairai- niraiya 

168.sun- ra- naayiru

*169. keep- vai– vai 

*170. put- vai –vai 

*171.decorative border for mats-  varo- vari 

*172.mouth- va- vaai

*173.nurse- utuutu– uoottu thaai ; uootu- feed; thaai- mother.

174.punishment- utunga- thandikka 

*175.peel off- vere- uri

176.quick- viviki– vaekamaa 

*177. break- aati -  udai 

178.fold - aatu – madi

179.equal- aiteite- oppanathu / oththathu

*180.give birth- anau- eenu 

181.heed- akono – kaekkanum 

182.corner- akoko–mukku 

*183.climbing vine - aketa- kodi - vine

184.desire /wish- anoano –ennnam /thought

*185.rub- aoro- uraaiya 

186.wake up -ara- unara 

*187.say- araara- urai 

188.rise- araara – yaera 

*189.plough- arote- yaeru oaattu; yaeru- plough.

190. be afraid- ata ata – peethi adiaya

191. hold- ati- pidi 

*192.further away - atu –etta 

*193.  gold- auro – urai 

*194.carry - auta- edu

195. groan/ grunt- engu -munaku 

*196.star- etu – udu 

*197.distended - etata- - uoothida 

 198.ngati- clan– kudi inam

199.cut close- ugore-keeru /narukku – letters are in reversed order.

*200.oil- inu – ennai / nei 

201.drink- inu- pana

*202.greasy - inu inu – nei neiyaa 

*203.reachfor- itae- ettida 

 204.rise / sun -iti - uthi / unthu 

205.drum-  kaara- nakara 

206.eat- kai- unnuka 

 207.race/ clan-  iti – thinai ; saathi 

208.leap – iti –thaandu 

209.tie a knot-  itiki   - mudi   iduka ;kattuka – letters are in reversed order.

*210.rim /edge- iti– ottu 

211.to crow /howl - kakaoa- koovuka; ka= va; va= ka.

*212.bite- kadia -kadi 

213.look- kakaro– kannar kaana; kann- eye; kaana- look 

214. laugh- kakata– nakaiththida 

215.wear-  kaaku – anika 

216.waist coat – kakati-idai kattu ; idai- waist.

*217.blink the eye- kamo – kannai imaikka; kann- eye.

218.longing-- kakunga- yaenkkuka 

219 long for-  kakau – yaenkku 

220.yacht- iati- thoani / oaadam 

221. combine- kapiti– koottu 

222. team up-  kapiti – koodu 

223.negro – kara - karuppan; kariyan; karu- black.

*224. tell - karanga- koorunkka – polite form.

225.cockroach - kararu– karappaan 

*226.chocking sound of the throat – karara- kara kara 

*227.glove - karapu – kai urai; kai- hand; urai- covering.

* 228.to guard- kati – kaaththidu 

*229.pick – flowers -kato -koaithidu 

220.kidney- katu- kundi kaai 

*231.kere kere- black -karu; karu karu nnu

*232. basket- kete- koodai 

 *223.gravel - kiri kiri – karun-k-kar 

234.observe- kite – noakkidu 

235.sight /vision-  kite- kaatchchi 

236.spots- pata pata- pottu potta/ thittu thitta 

*237. coal- koro- kari 

 238.unite- tavaita- inaiththu vidu 

239. dog- kuri- koorkkan; kuraikka- bark.

240.door- kuuta – kathavu; ka= va; va= ka.

241.throb- kutu- thudika; letters are in reversed order 

 242.nail-   mikuku – nakam – letters are in reversed order.

*243.mother- mama- ammai 

*244.mate- die-madiya 

*245.unripe- mata- - muthaatha 

246.mumps- mamu – ammai 

*247.eldest child- matai apo- mooththa aan/ paiyan; mooththa- eldest; aan- male- paiyan- boy.

248.open- matea- moodatha /not closed

249.death- matenga- madinka 

250.back of the body - mokotua- muthuku; letters are jumbled.

*251.silent- muteki – amaithiyaaka; amaithi kaaka 

252.end- mute– mudinthathu; mudiya- to end 

253.mutter- mutta- munu munuththida 

254.muu muu- whisper – munu munupu

255.meaning- nomena – ennam; letters are jumbled.

*256.eat- ota– thuei 

257.throng around- ototi–moeiththida 

*258.give- oatu – thaa 

259.give order-   ota- aanai idu; aanai- order.

*260.constricted - oiti- otti 

261.soil- one- munn

*262.hour- ora- oarai 

*263.live- ora- eru/ uyira eru; uyir- life; eru- exist

264.cut – paere -aru / ari 

*265.  tight garment-   paetaeta- pidiththida 

266.father- papa – appa

*267. proud- parau – perumai

*268.crakle / of burning-   pata patata – patu pattu nnu 

269.  pulse- pate- thudippu; letters are in reversed order. 

270. inject- patia   -yaeththu 

271. stab- patia- yaeththu 

272.oppose- patoi- ethiththidu 

273. join together- pau – pinai 

274. knock gently- patutu – pattu pattu nnu thatta – knock hastily

*275.cosmetic powder- pauta- podi / powder

*276.baby- pepe – paapa 

*277.  shirt-    pona- punai 

278. poriki- Negro – karuppan; letters are in reversed order.

279.roll- po rotaka- uruttuka 

280.short- poto- podisu 

281. pitcher- potera–thanner paanai ; letters are jumbled.

*282.hold enmity-puka-pakai 

283.rip apart- pureka-urikka 

284. cavity – poto – ponthu 

*285.watchful - kanakana– kann kannikka 

*286.wave something - tairi – aattuthar 

*287. wear - auna – ani 

*288.waist- kopu – kappai 

289. truth- mou- unmai 

290. towel - taau – thundu 

*291. town- oire- uoor 

292. tread on - takai– mithikka 

293.throng around- ototi – moeiththida 

*294. small- akaiti –kutti

*295.smite of pain- tutuki – thudi thudikka 

296.ship - tima- oaadam/boat 

297.shake- akaue- asaikka

*298. shake- tioti– aattidu 

*299. shake- turori–aaduthar 

*300.sayings- materi – motuurai; muthu- old; urai- saying.

*301.say - korero -kooru 

*302.scoop out- varo­–vaaru 

303.run well- tere- oaaduthar 

*304.to run a machine- taka- oaattuka 

*305.ridge- motu–maedu 

*306. rim- remu – oaaram 

*307.  rat- kiore- kaari 

*308.rack - ata- thattu 

*309.protest against- taito ito –ethiththidu 

310.pot-  tia- satti 

311.pestle- tuki – idi kattai 

312.play a card- tuka- seetu aaduka; seettu- card; aaduka- to play.

*313.packet- puao – pai 

*314.pan- pani- paanai 

*315.note down- kiritu- kuriththidu 

*316.nits- ria- eeru

317. neigh - kakaoa- - kanaikka 

*318.lap- miti – madi 

 319.late morning- avatea- vidiya – early morning

320.lion- riona- arima 

*321.knife- karo- keeri 

322.join together- tukati – saeththiduka 

323.intoxicated- taero –poathaiyir 

*324.injury- ati- adi 

*325. hundred- anere- nooru

326.island- motu –munn thittu; munn- land/sand; thittu- patchy area.

*327.height- roa- - uyaram

*328.harp- kinura- kinaaram 

*329.gloroious- makemeka- maenmai mikka / makimai mikka 

330. full of holes- puta puta –ponthu ponthaa / oattai oattaiyaa; ponthu- pit; oaattai- hole.

*331.ended- mutu–mudiya 

*332.drop- pata- poada 

333.mischievous boy- tae- sutti 

*334.break- tati – udaiththidu 

335.bread- opue- appa

*336.careful – akamakao – kavanamaaka 

337.careless- kamakura- kavanam kuraivu; ka= va; va= ka; kavanam- attention; kuraivu- less. 

338.carving- tiki tiki -sethikkidu 

*339.build/ construct-akatu –kattu 

340.cover all over – taki – mooduka 

341.copulate- aani – inaiya / unite 

*342. covering- auaro- - urai 

*343. cotton cloth- paraoti- paruththi thuni; paruththi- cotton; thuni- cloth.

345. count- tatau – ennidu 

346.create- atu- padai 

*347.become dark- akapoiri -karopaakaa; letters are jumbled.

*348.deduct- kiriti– kuraiththidu 

349.butt-  tuki –muttuka 

350. full of cavities- pu puta- ponthu ponthaa; ponthu- pit.

351.charcoal- n garau – kari munn; kari- coal; munn- soil.

352.claw- maikuku–nakam; letters are in reversed order. 

*353.cloth- taau – aadai / thuni 

354.coconut sauce- taakari- thaenkaai kari; thaenkaai- coconut; kari-curry.

*355.cluster of plants- pu-akato –koththu / poon-k-koththu; poo- flower; koththu- bunch.

356.act tough - aka aitoa- kadumaiyaa nadakka; kadumai- harsh.

357.make equal - ak aite- oththathaaka aakku; aakku- make.

358. deliver /a child- aka anau –eenuka; letters are in reversed order. 

*359.pity- akaaro- karunai/ erakkam; letters are in reversed order. 

*360.heap – akka uau – kuvi 

361.become spotted- akaka pata pata– pottu pottu aakuka; aakkuka- make; pottu- spot.

362. recover- akamau- kunam

*363.make well- akameitaki – kunam aakkidu

*364.make a mark- akairo– kuri / mark

*365.make linear marks with knife on the skin- akairira[D1] - keeru 

366.howl- akakakaoa- koovuka; ka= va; va= ka.

*367.make to sit- akano otu –kunthu 

368.bend down-  aka ou ou- kuniya 

369.swell- aka petetue- pudaiththidu-ka 

370.make thick - aka petetue- thadiththathaaka  aakku 

371.assemble- akaputu –koodu 

378. tie up- akaputika- koottaaka 

379. attack-  akata- kandi 

*380. dripping- akatae- kotta 

381.get entangled-  akataii- sikkida 

382.make to -lie down- akatakota- kidaththuka; kidakka – to lie down

383. turn upside down- akatauri – kaviththiduathar; ka= va; va= ka. 

384. make blameless- akatiama- - kuththam inmai; kuththam- blame; inmai- without.

385.become dark- aka popoiri- karuppu norimaki; karuppu- black; niram- colour/ ray; aaka -become. 

386.treat harshly- akatinai- kadumaiya nadakka

*387.decayed- akato pepe - kettida / kaedaana / kettu poana 

388.copulate- akaturi–koooduthar /uniting 

389.fry – paraipani -porippana - items that can be fried 

390.fry- varaipani-varuppana – items that can be fried; varu- fry /roast.

392. fry- pararui- pori 

393.frying pan- parai pani -pori yaenam / pori paanai; pori- fry; yaenam- vessel.

395.make eloquent - akatu katau – kada kadannu kathaiththida / speak fluently; kathaiththidu-  speak. 

396.complete- akaoti – semmai kattu 

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