Protoform: LIMA.B [MP] Hand, arm

Description: Hand, arm
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*4 POC *lima- *nima- ‘forearm and hand, arm and hand; five’ (LPO V:160).
*5 PMP *lima` "hand, funf" (Dpf. 1938).
*7 PBN *lima "five, hand" (Lvy. 1979).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Rima Hand-arm (Yen)
Anuta Nima Hand-arm Problematic (Fbg)
East Futuna Lima Hand (Mfr)
East Uvea Nima Main, bras Problematic (Rch)
Easter Island Rima Hand, arm (Kvt)
Emae Rima Hand-arm (Cpl)
Fijian Liga The fore-arm and hand; the fore-legs of an animal Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
Hawaiian Lima Hand (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Rima Hand-arm (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Lima Hand, arm (Lbr)
Kwaraʔae Lima-n Arm (Trn)
Luangiua Lima Hand (Smd)
Mangareva Rima Hand-arm. Main. (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rima Hand (Krk)
Marquesas ʔIma, ʔi/ʔima (pl.) Hand. Main, bras (Lch). (Dln)
Moriori Ri/rima Arm (hand) (Gms)
Mota Lima Hand-arm (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Kau/rima/ The rubbing stick used in producing combustion by the fire-plough method (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Ringa Hand Phonologically Irregular (Wms)
Nggela Lima Hand-arm (Fox)
Nguna Lima Hand-arm (Stz)
Niuafoʔou Nima Hand (Dye)
Niue Lima Hand, arm; power, authority (Sph)
Nuguria Rima, lima Arm, hand (Dvl)
Nuguria Nima Arm (Pkn)
Nukumanu Rima Hand; sleeve (Trt)
Nukuoro Lima Hand, arm (Crl)
Penrhyn Rima Hand-arm (Sta)
Pukapuka Lima Hand-arm (Bge)
Rapa Rima Hand, arm (Sks)
Rarotongan Rima Hand (Bse)
Rennellese Gima Hand, arm (Ebt)
Saʔa Nima Hand-arm (Ivs)
Samoan Lima Hand (Prt)
Sikaiana Lima Hand-arm (Dnr)
Tahitian Rima Main, bras, doigt (Lmt)
Takuu Rima Arm, hand (Mle)
Tikopia Rima Hand, arm, wrist (Fth)
Tokelau Lima Arm, upper limb; hand; sleeve (Sma)
Tongan Nima Hand (Cwd)
Tongan Nima The arm, the hand (Mar)
Tuamotu Rima Hand (Stn)
Tuvalu Lima Hand-arm (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lima Arm, hand, finger (Hvn)
Waya Lima Hand, arm; front leg of a quadruped, flipper of a turtle, seal, etc. (Ply)
West Futuna Rima Hand-arm (Dty)
West Uvea Lima Membre supérieur: bras, main; poignet, manche [Heo Dialect] (Hmn)

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