Protoform: MATE.1E [PN] Very calm (of sea or weather); low tide

Description: Very calm (of sea or weather); low tide
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Mate Calm (of sea) (Clk)
Hawaiian Kai make Low tide (Pki)
Hawaiian Make/na Calm (of sea, atmosphere) (Pki)
Mangaia Tai mate Very calm sea (Sta)
Marquesas Tai mate Mer morte, calme plat. Mer (calme), quiet (sea) (Atl). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Mate Calmed down, subsided [ex. moana] (Wms)
Nuguria Mate Calm down (of wind) (Dvl)
Rarotongan Tai mate Low tide (Bse)
Rennellese Mate To be low tide (Ebt)
Samoan Mate To die away, of wind (Prt)
Sikaiana Tai m/mate A time when the tide is very low. Fish are trapped in shallow pools in the reef and some die. (Dnr)
Tikopia Te ngaru ku mate The waves have died down (Fth)
Tongan Mate (of wind) To die down, cease (Cwd)
Tuvalu Tai mate Smooth low tide (Rby)

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