Protoform: FIRO.1 [PN] Mix, mingle

Description: Mix, mingle
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *filo "twist cord from fibres by rolling them on the thigh"
*4 POC *piro "twist together (LPO I:287).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Filo(filo) Meler (Mfr)
East Futuna Filo/a Melange de personnes d'une vallee avec d'autres d'une autre vallee (Gzl)
East Uvea Fio Melange, mixtion; melanger Problematic (Btn)
Easter Island Hiro/hiro Mix, blend (Chl)
Fijian Viro Cross-grained (of timber) Problematic (Cpl)
Luangiua Hilo To mix (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Hiro Colours mixed (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Whiro Whirl, swirl (as an eddy in a strem) Problematic (Wms)
Niue Fio Mix (McE)
Nuguria Hilo Mix (things together); a dish made of swamp taro mixed with fish and coconut cream Phonologically Irregular (Dvl)
Nukumanu Hilo Mix (Trt)
Nukuoro Hilo Mix (Crl)
Penrhyn Hiro Mix (Sta)
Pukapuka Wilo To mix, include someone unrelated ; change village membership; a person who has changed to membership in the given village (Mta)
Rarotongan Iro-a -ʔia -kia Mix, together, mix up, blend (Bse)
Rennellese Higo To mix, as food, or as persons with others unlike himself (Ebt)
Rotuman Firo Add variety, of food, colours Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Filo Mix, associate with (Prt)
Sikaiana Hilo To mix or intermingle (Dnr)
Takuu Filo Mix, mingle (Hwd)
Takuu Hilo Mix or intermingle (as in mixing swamp taro with fish) (Mle)
Tokelau Filo Mix (of people) (Sma)
Tongan Fio Mix, mingle (Cwd)
Tuvalu Filo Mix (of liquids, or with people) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hilo/ia Mix (Hvn)
West Futuna Firo To intermingle, especially to sit mingling with one another (Dty)
West Futuna Faka/firo/firo/a To unite, blend, make a mixture of a variety of things. Mélanger (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Filo/filo De différentes sortes, mélangé (Hmn)

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