Pollex Reconstructed Protoforms

Level Reconstruction Description
AFU-AFU Drizzle; light rain
AFU.1 Offspring
AFU.2 Shoot or sucker
AFU.3 Resemble, be similar to (Rby)
AGA.1 Habit, custom, way of acting
AGA.2 Ceremonial meal
AGE Particle of direction away from speaker and hearer; also used to express comparison
AGI.1 Blow (of wind, breeze)
AGI.2 Unencumbered, unhampered
CK AGI.3 A plant (Coprosma sp.)
AGO.1 A plant, turmeric (Curcuma longa)
AGO.2 Make lines; set limits on, delimit, demarcate
AHO Breath
AI-SE-AA Why? : *ai(se)aa
AI.1 Postposed verbal particle, oblique case anaphor
AI.2 Exist, be there *(i-)ai
AISE Debris cast up by sea or river; jetsam: *a(a)i(f, s)(e,a)
AKA-TASA Herb sp. (Rorippa sarmentosa): *aka-tas(a,i)
AKA.A Root n
RO AKA.B Creeper sp., kudzu (Pueraria lobata)
AKE.A Tree sp: *ake(ake)
AKE.B Banana variety
AKI Beat, pound
AKIAKI A tern (probably White Tern, Gygis alba)
AKILI Remove from a container, take out of: *(q)akili
AKO Learn, teach
AKO-NAKI Teach, instruct
AKU Scrape out with hands
ALA Touch, take in hand
ALA-MATUQA Main road
ALA-TI To scratch an itch
ALAALA Fish sp. (Carangidae): *(q)ala(q)ala
ALAFI To lead
ALAGA.A Limb, tool, weapon (Clk)
TO ALAGA.B Rigging and gear of a vessel
ALAKISI.* Cicada
ALEALE Thin, weak with hunger; hollow or concave
ALETUU Tomorrow (Rby)
ALI.1 Flatfish, flounder (Bothus spp.)
ALI.2 To scoop or hollow out (Clk): *(h,s)ali
ALIGA Give off an odour: *a(a)liga
ALOA-MANU A star and month name:*(a,o)loa-manu
ALU Vine sp. (Epipremnum pinnatum)
AMA Turmeric used as a cosmetic and sun-screen
AMI Crustacean roe
AMO.1A Stroke, rub gently, touch
AMO.1B Prepare fibres for string-making; prepared fibre (Rby) *am(o,u)
AMU Revile, mock

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