Protoform: KOLI.1B [PN] To dance; rejoice, be happy: *ko(l,n)i

Description: To dance; rejoice, be happy: *ko(l,n)i
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Aitutaki Koni Dance (Bse)
Easter Island Kori Play, divert, amuse (Fts)
Easter Island ʔOri Dance (from TAH) Borrowed (Fts)
Hawaiian ʔOli Joy, happiness, pleasure; happy, joyful, gay (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Goni Dance (ancient type); to dance (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Koni Flutter hands and arms in dancing, also as an expression of joy (Ebt)
Luangiua ʔOli/ʔoli Be glad, joyful (Smd)
Mangareva Kori/ga/kore Ne pas avoir plaisir à; perdre l'affection pour quelqu'un; être ennuyé, dégoûté (Rch)
Marquesas Koʔi/ka (MQN), koʔi/na (MQS) (Atl). Fête, rejouissance (Dln)
Marquesas Koi/na (MQS), koi/ka (MQN). Koʔi/ka (Mtu). Fête, réjouissance; tumulte, vacarme, bruit. Faire la fête; feast, rejoice (Atl). Holiday (Mtu). (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Oni Used of the movement of the hips in some indecent haka. Phonologically Irregular (Wms)
Niue Koli/koli Dance; a dance; to rejoice; joy (McE)
Niue Koli Dance (n,v) (Sph)
Niue Oli(oli) To rejoice, to be moved Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Samoan ʔOli/ʔoli To be joyful (Prt)
Tahitian ʔOri Danse, danser (Lmt)
Tahitian Ori To dance (Dvs)
Tokelau Koli Dance (with excitement) (Sma)
Tongan Oli Amusing Phonologically Irregular (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kori To dance with joy, exult, be joyous; various types of dance.... (Stn)

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