Lexicographical Neighbors of Rumaki
rumaki (current term)
Literary usage of Rumaki
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary by Edward Tregear (1891)
"rumaki, to duck in the water : Ko tangata tonu i ... —rumaki, to pitch, to heave, as a ship; ... Раи- motan—rumaki, to sink, to sink in the water; (b. ..."
2. The Polynesian Wanderings: Tracks of the Migration Deduced from an by William Churchill (1911)
"Maori: roma, a stream; rumaki, to duck in the water. ... rumaki, to sink in the water. Viti: luvu, to sink in the water, to drown; ..."
3. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1900)
"... ake i te hihi o te whare, E rumaki tonu ana he wai kei aku kamo. " So soon as they had finished their song, Hongi jumped up and speared one of them, ..."
4. The Oceanic Languages: Their Grammatical Structure, Vocabulary, and Origin by D. Macdonald (1907)
"I urn, to sink in the water, luma, to kill by putting the head under water, Ma. rumaki, to dip in water, ..."
5. The Asiatic Origin of the Oceanic Languages: Etymological Dictionary of the by Daniel Macdonald (1894)
"[Fi. luvu to sink in the water, luma to kill by putting the head under water, Ma. rumaki to dip in water, Mg. roboka plunged, dipped, soaked. ..."