Protoform: MALUU.A [MP] Soft (of a substance), weak, tender

Description: Soft (of a substance), weak, tender
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*4 POC *[ma]lumu ‘soft (of objects); gentle, easygoing; (constitutionally) weak’ (LPO II:215, V:573)
*41 POC *malu[-malumu] 'weak, tired' (LPO V:312).
*5 PMP *ma-lumu "soft, tender, gentle" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Maruu Soft, flexible (Fbg)
East Futuna Maluu/luu Mou (Mfr)
East Futuna Maluu Souple (Mfr)
Fijian Malumu Soft; weak, faint, sick (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Maruu/ruu Weak, soft (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Maluu Soft (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Maluu/luu Flexible, slack, flaccid (Lbr)
Mangareva Maruu Mou, tendre (nourriture) (Rch)
Moriori Maru Bruised, maimed Uncertain Semantic Connection (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Maruu Crushed, bruised (Wms)
Niue Moluu(luu) Soft, weak; loose, to loosen (McE)
Nuguria Maru Weich (Ths)
Nuguria Maruu Tender (Dvl)
Nukuoro Maluu Soft (Crl)
Penrhyn Maruu Soft; mattress (Sta)
Pukapuka Maluu Weak (Bge)
Rapa Maruu Soft (Sks)
Rarotongan Maruu Soft and yielding (of materials) (Bse)
Rennellese Maguu Soft, slack (Ebt)
Rotuman Maruu Soft, tender Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Maluu Soft (of a substance), bass (of voice) (Prt)
Sikaiana Maluu Soft (Sps)
Tahitian Maruu Tendre (se dit de la viande), meuble, mou; doux (son); doux (au toucher) (Lmt)
Takuu Maruu (of an arm or leg) Buckle; (of a wave) weak, not strong; (of pounded food etc.) soft, pliable; (of a rope) slack (Mle)
Tikopia Maruu Soft, tender; immature, weak (of vegetation) (Fth)
Tikopia Maluuluu Soft, weak, flabby; weary Problematic (Fth)
Tokelau Maluu Soft, tender; bass voice (Sma)
Tongan Moluu Soft, tender, flexible (Cwd)
Tongan Moloo Soft, flexible (Mar)
Tuvalu Maluu(luu) Soft (Jsn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Maluu Soft (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Meluu, maluu [TAU,NUP] Soft, ripe (Hvn)
West Futuna Maru Soft; weak; spongy. Pas dur (kava) (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Maru/ru Flabby (Dty)

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