Protoform: LESI [EC] Deceive, lie; false

Description: Deceive, lie; false
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EC: Ellicean
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *lohi

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua Losi Sneak up quietly Problematic (Smd)
Nuguria Kai/lesi To tell lies (Ray)
Nuguria Kai/rehi, kai/lehi (pl. kai/r/rehi) Tell a lie/untruth, prevaricate; deceive, cheat (Dvl)
Nukumanu Haka/ree/resi Deceive, lie, false (Hwd)
Sikaiana Lesi/a To be lied to (Dnr)
Sikaiana Haka/lee/lesi To lie to someone, to tell untrue stories (Dnr)
Takuu Kai/lesi Lie, deceive; liar (Mle)
Takuu Haka/ree/resi Lie, tell a lie, pretend, pose as someone else (Mle)
Tikopia Faka/le/lesi Tell lies Problematic (Fth)
Tuvalu Lehi Gullibility; the taking advantage of another's gullibility (Rby)
Tuvalu Faka(le)lehi Deceive, trick (Rby)
West Futuna Resi/a To lie to (Dty)
West Futuna Re/re-si/a To tempt (Cpl)

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