Protoform: MALA.3 [PN] Disaster, misfortune

Description: Disaster, misfortune
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *mala-qia "unfortunate, ill-fated"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Mala Disaster, misfortune (Mfr)
East Uvea Mala Disaster, misfortune (Rch)
Niue Mala(ki)efi To have none, to have nothing (Sph)
Pukapuka Mala Unlucky (Bge)
Rennellese Haka/maga Cause unpleasantness Problematic (Ebt)
Rotuman Mara Suffer misfortune Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Mala Calamity (Prt)
Tikopia Mara Infertility, barrenness, lack of prosperity (Fth)
Tokelau Mala Disaster; epidemic (Sma)
Tongan Mala Misfortune (Cwd)
Tongan Mala Ill luck (Mar)
Tuvalu Mala Disaster, misfortune (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Malu/malu/ia Mad, insane Problematic (Hvn)

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