Protoform: LOHI [PN] Falsehood, lie; to lie, dissemble, deceive

Description: Falsehood, lie; to lie, dissemble, deceive
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PEC *lesi

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Roi Lie (as opposed to the truth) (Fbg)
East Futuna Loi Mentir; mensonge; faire semblant (postverbe) (Mfr)
East Uvea Loi Faire semblant, feindre (Btn)
East Uvea Lohi Mensonge; mentir Borrowed (Rch)
Emae Roi/roi Lie, deceive, pretend (Cpl)
Fijian Loi Play (Vanua Levu) Problematic (Gty)
Rennellese Goi To lie (Ebt)
Rotuman Rosi To cheat, act fraudulently (Cwd)
Tikopia Roi, loi Falsehood, lie, untruth (Fth)
Tongan Loi, lohi (probably older form) To lie, tell an untruth (Cwd)
Tongan Lohi Falsehood, assumed conduct; to lie, to assume (Mar)
Tuvalu Loi A lie; tell a lie (Rby)
West Uvea Loi-na Tromper, mentir (Hmn)

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