Protoform: MA-LIU [PN] Change direction, turn

Description: Change direction, turn
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *liu.1
*0 >> CE *ma-riu
*4 POC *ma-liu 'change direction, turn' (LPO V:413).
*6 PAN *ma-liuS 'turn round' (ibid.).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Maliu Return (Mfr)
East Uvea Maliu Return, change direction (Rch)
Hawaiian Maliu Turn toward (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Maliu To swerve (Lbr)
Mangareva Mariu Wander aimlessly here and there (Jnu)
New Zealand Maori Mariu Favourably disposed towards, to be (Wms)
Niue Maliu To change (as one's ature or attitude); to turn towards the speaker (McE)
Nukumanu Mariu (pl. malliu) Furious; malicious; false (prophets), deceive Uncertain Semantic Connection (Trt)
Pukapuka Maaliuliu To have a slight or incomplete understanding of something; be uncertain, forgetful Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sby)
Rarotongan Mariu Change direction, return, go, come (Bse)
Rotuman Mariu Go or come Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Maliu Go, come; die (of chiefs) (Prt)
Sikaiana Maaliu Change direction (Dnr)
Tokelau Maliu Be dead, die (of people); death; dead person; funeral (Sma)
Tongan Maliu Change direction, sail with following wind (Cwd)
Tuamotu Mariu Turn to one side (Stn)
Tuvalu Maliu Turned (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Miliu Back end of arrow Problematic (Hvn)

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