Protoform: LAFI.1 [NP] Thin

Description: Thin
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. CE *rafi-rafi "temple (of head)"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Rai-rai Thin (in dimension) Phonologically Irregular (Wbr)
Hawaiian Lahi Thin, frail, delicate (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Lahi Thin, part of, half of (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Lahi/lahi Thin, of something flat (Lbr)
Mangaia Rairai Thin (applies to objects only) (Chn)
Mangareva Rai/rai Etre épars (cheveux); mince, peu épais Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Mangareva Rahi/rahi Mince, pas epais (Jnu)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rahi/rahi Thin (as cloth) (Krk)
Marquesas ʔahi/ʔahi Mince (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Rahi/rahi Thin, not thick (Wms)
Nuguria Rahi/rahi Very thin (Dvl)
Nuguria R/rahi Thin (as leaf, material) (Dvl)
Nukuoro L/lahi Thin (pl.) of long, flat objects (Crl)
Penrhyn Rairai Thin, as paper, for example Problematic (Rmn)
Pukapuka Lawilawi Thin (Bge)
Rarotongan Raʔi/raʔi Thin, as saplings, lean, as animals (Etn) (Bse)
Rarotongan Rairai Thin, flimsy (material, paper) (Bse)
Tahitian Rahi/rahi Small; unequal, thin and wide (Dvs)
Tuamotu Rahi Thin (Stn)

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