Protoform: LALI.2 [NP] Wet

Description: Wet
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*0 >> SO *maa-lali "smooth, slippery"
*1 Cf. EP *piirari "sticky substance"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Rari Wet, become wet (Fts)
Hawaiian Lali Slippery and shiny, glittering, sparkling, bright; sticky (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Ma/lali Slippery (Lbr)
Luangiua Maa/lali Wet (Smd)
Luangiua Ma/lali/ Slime (Smd)
Luangiua La/lali Slimy (Hbn)
Mangaia Rarirari Wet (Chn)
Mangareva Rari Be wet (Jnu)
New Zealand Maori Rari Wet; to wash, scour (Wms)
Penrhyn Rari Wet (Sta)
Pukapuka Lali Stain ; get dirty (Sby)
Rarotongan Rari Splashed, spattered, drenched, stained (Bse)
Sikaiana Ma/lli Secrete saliva (Dnr)
Tahitian Rari Mouillé; être mouillé (Lmt)
Tuamotu Rari Wet (Stn)
West Futuna Ma/rari/ Smooth (Dty)

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