Protoform: IRI-FIA.1 [FJ] Fan (v), blow (on), be blown on

Description: Fan (v), blow (on), be blown on
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic
Notes:

*0 >> PN *ma-ili, *ta-ili
*1 Cf. PPN *iri “fan (n)”, *ifi.1 “blow”

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Ri/fia To blow, shoot with gun, fan (Cpl)
Fijian Iri-va Fan (v) (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Ri/fia To fan (Clk)
Nuguria Iri-hia Blow (with mouth); fan (n) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Ili/hia Having one’s stomach distended by gas (Crl)
Pukapuka Ili/wia Blown by the wind (Sby)
Samoan Ili/ili/fia To be blown about by the wind, as dry leaves, smoke, etc (Prt)
Sikaiana Ili/hia To be blown on by the mouth of someone else (Dnr)
Takuu Iri-hia Blow, puff, blow on something, inflate, smoke tobacco; fan (n) (Mle)
West Uvea Ili-fia Souffler (avec la bouche); jouer d'un instrument à vent; fumer (Hmn)

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