Protoform: GESE [PN] Slow

Description: Slow
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *gase-gase "weak, feeble"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Gese Lent, lentement, tardif (Gzl)
Luangiua ŋase Langsam [slow] Phonologically Irregular (Sar)
New Zealand Maori Ngehe Lazy, soft, yielding, peaceful (Wms)
Niue Gehe To express discontent. To murmur in disapproval (McE). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Nuguria Tele/nehe Slow (Ray)
Rennellese Ngese Be slow, come or go slowly (Ebt)
Samoan Gese Slow (Prt)
Tokelau Gehe Be slow (Sma)
Tongan Ngehe/ngehe Cool off (of sun) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cwd)

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