Protoform: AA-NINI [FJ] Giddy, vertigo

Description: Giddy, vertigo
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic
Notes:

*0 >> CE *taka-aanini
*1 Cf. EP *nini.1
*8 Note: It appears that we must allow for initial epenthetic /y/ in PUK items borrowed from ? RAR.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Manihiki-Rakahanga Anini Dizzy, giddy (Sve)
New Zealand Maori Aanini Giddy, aching (of the head) (Wms)
Penrhyn Aanini Reel, stagger, feel dizzy (Sta)
Pukapuka Y/aanini Giddy Phonologically Irregular (Bge)
Pukapuka Waka/yanini Giddy, faint (Sby)
Rarotongan Aanini Faintness, giddiness (Mka)
Tahitian Anini Giddiness; a sense of turning in the head, to be giddy, dizzy (Dvs)
Waya Aaniini Tremble with fear or excitement (Ply)

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