Protoform: KAI.1B [NP] To spread, erode (of an ulcer or sore)(Clk): *(ka)kai

Description: To spread, erode (of an ulcer or sore)(Clk): *(ka)kai
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PPN *kai.1 "food, eat".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kakai Qui s'agrandit, qui ronge (en parlant d'une plaie) (Gzl)
Hawaiian ʔAʔai Eating, spreading, increasing, as a sore (Pki)
Ifira-Mele K/kai A large sore (Clk)
Marquesas Kaʔi Cicatrice d'une plaie Problematic (Dln)
Pukapuka Ka/kai/ Spreading (as a fire), deteriorating (as an illness) (Mta)
Rennellese Kai To erode, as a sore (Ebt)
Rennellese Haka/kai To enlarge, as a hole in the ear (Ebt)
Sikaiana K/kai/ Spread (of sores) (Sps)
Tahitian ʔAʔai Ronger (se dit des ulcères, des plaies) (Lmt)
West Futuna H/kai To ulcerate, to fester (Dty)

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