RapaNui Sprache - Übersetzung Buchstabe O
RapaNui Sprache - Übersetzung Buchstabe O
- prepositon marking the genitive.
- preposition expressing the cause, the reason: because of (also
i): e-tahataha-á te vaka o te tokerau.
the boat rocks from side to side because of the wind.
- lest, in order not to...
e-ûi koe o higa,
be careful not to fall.
- sometimes used as conditional: if, whether;
ina kai agiagi au o tu'u-mai te Matu'a,
I don't know if the Padre has arrived.
- article sometimes used preceding proper names;
ó Hotu Matu'a, ó Santiago.
- to answer saying "oh";
ana ragi te tagata ki te rua tagata, "hé koe?", he-ó-mai, he-kî:
"ó, î au",
when a man calls another, asking "where are you?" [the other]
answers saying "oh, I am here."
- o, to celebrate a festival: he-o i te gogoro.
- interjection abbreviated from
oaha to'u veveveve
- why your hurry, wait a bit;
wait a bit, I'll do it (what you request).
- why could it be that ... (not) .. :
oaha hia i a koe - o te aha koe i-ta'e haga-ai,
why could it be that you don't want
(to do something, or to accept an invitation);
oaha hía te miro i-ta'e oho-mai-ai?
why could it be that the boat has not arrived?
- oga, to lean out; to go have a look: ka-oho, ka-oga te miro o te
Ariki ó Hotu Matu'a. go and see (if) the boat of
King Hotu Matu'a (has arrived).
- ogahé, since when? how long? agahé te maîka
nei? since when, how long have this bananas been here?
- oge, food shortage; he ta'u o te oge, famine year; kaiga
oge nuinui, land of great food shortage.
- ogeoge,stench of rotting corpse.
- ohe, bamboo.
- ohi, stalk of some plants.
- ohio, iron; modern word used for any metal and also for iron axes and
- ohirohiro, waterspout (more exactly pú ohirohiro), a
column of water which rises spinning on itself.
- ohipa, stone enclosure.
- to go:
ka-oho! go! go away!
(i.e. "goodbye" said by the person staying behind);
(very often contracted to:
welcome! (lit.: come here);
ku-oho-á te tagata,
the man has gone;
- ohoga, travel, direction of a journey; ohoga-mai, return.
- to cry, to bawl:
e-ohu-á te poki i uta,
there is a baby bawling up here.
- circle; circular, round;
to form a circle, to sit in a circle.
- ohumu,selfish, stingy, niggardly: tagata ohumu also: tagata
- oi,to move away, to withdraw (usually with atu): ka-oi-atu,
move out ot the way; oi-mai, to approach, to draw
- ôi,to stir something; iterative; ôiôi.
- o'i, to pull out plants which have grown too close together in order
to leave more space between them: to thin out.
- o'io'i, maggot.
- oira, adverb: because of that.
- oira, oira ... ká-, before (preceding past actions, not
future): oira au ka-tu'u-mai, before I came here; oira
ka-tomo mai Hotu Matu'a ki te kaiga nei, he tagata o nei, before
Hotu Matu'a came to this island, there were people here.
- lever, pole; to dig holes in the ground
with a sharpened stick, as was done in ancient times
to plant vegetables; used generally in the meaning
of making plantations.
- the four sideways poles supporting a
- okaoka, to jab, to pierce, to prick repeatedly.
- okioki, to buzz, to ring (ears); buzzing; e-okioki-á te naonao,
the mosquitoes are buzzing; ku-okioki-á te me'e
i roto i tooku tariga, something is buzzing in my ear, my
ear is ringing.
- oko, okooko, to take all, leaving nothing behind; te ga ipoki ku-okooko-á
i te hoga'a mámari, the children took the nest with
- oko,to grow well and be about to ripen; ku-oko-á te maîka,
te kumara the bananas and the sweet potatoes have grown
well and are just about ready.
- omo, to suck.
- omoaga, bulky cloud, cumulus: ragi omoaga.
- omoomo, to suck repeatedly, to suckle.
- omotahi, to win everything at a game (lit: to suck whole): omotahi-mai-á
e au, he has cleaned me out.
- omotohi, full (of the moon); ku-omotohiá te mahina, the
moon is full.
- one, sand.
- oneone,(reduplication of oone which see below) dirty, covered
in soil, in mud.
- o'o, to enter; he-o'o kiroto ki te hare, to enter a house.
- o'oa, to crow (of rooster).
- ooka, to perforate, to stab, to prick: ku-ooka-á te îka
hai patía. the fish is transpierced by the harpoon.
- ooku, possessive pronoun: mine (see also aaku).
- oona, possessive pronoun: his, hers, its. (see also aana).
- oone, ground, soil; mud; dirty, to get dirty.
- to be cooked, cooking;
ku-ootu-á te kai,
the food is cooked;
ina kai ootu rivariva te umu,
(the food in) the oven is not well cooked.
- to cook something (also haka-ootu).
- oou, possessive pronoun: yours. (see also aau).
- opata, steep; precipice, cliff; steep coastal slope.
- ope, shovel.
- opeope, to curl (of the sea): tai opeope.
- opo, to flee, to run away.
- ópoópo,to eat greedily, smacking one's lip; ópoópo
i te mâmari, to gobble down an egg.
- alive; healthy; to recover, to be saved (from an illness
or a danger):
ku-ora-á, ina kai mate,
he recovered, he did not die;
ku-ora-á te haoa,
the wound has healed;
he is still alive;
to come back to life;
what a pleasant breeze! (lit: how healthy!)
- stick for spinning top (made from the shell
of a sandalwood nut) with which children make the
- oraga, life (in the meaning of existence, or as the present or future
state of the soul); salvation, rescue from death; resurrection:
- to flit in the air (of a bird), turning and
flying up and down.
- to file, to scratch, to scrub, to grind, to sharpen;
ka-oro te kumara,
grind the sweet potatoes;
ka-oro te hoe,
sharpen the knife.
- orooro, to rub, to polish, to shine.
- oru, pig.
- otea, dawn, morning; daytime from dawn to dusk; ka-otea-ró
(work all night) until dawn.
- oti, to come to and end; to suffice, to be enough: ku-oti-á,
it is finished; ina kai oti mo kai, there is not
enough to eat; he-oti á, there isn't anymore left,
it's the last one; it's enough with that.
- otoroka,according to old Eva Hey (who died in 1946)
this was a greeting (today unknown). It seems to be the same
as that which,
according to Carl
Friedrich Behrens (1722), a native directed
at Roggeveen's ships, the first native to board the ensign
and who, upon going back, "raised both hands and with his eyes
turned to the island, shouted: 'Odorroga, Odorroga'"
- Ovakevake, according to ancient beliefs, the home of the spirits called
ákuáku: i Hiva, i Ovakevake. Some natives
remember that old people told them that when the first missionaries
arrived several ákuáku took their leave,
saying that they were returning to Hiva, to Ovakevake.
Another place where ákuáku supposedly
lived before coming here was, according to the ancient belief,
Maru a Pó, in Tahiti.