Protoform: MOHE [MP] Sleep

Description: Sleep
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *mohe-ga, *mohe-raga "bed, sleeping mat", NP *mo-moe "sleep together", CE *moemoe-aa "dream", TA *moe-nanu "talk in one's sleep"
*2 PCP *moze 'sleep' (Geraghty 1983)
*3 Cf. PEO *mo(q)e 'be fast asleep' (LPO V:310).
*5 PMP *peze9 [doublet: *pezem] "close the eyes" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Moe Lie down, sleep (Bgs)
East Uvea Moe Sleep (Rch)
Easter Island Moe Sleep; lie down (Wbr)
Emae Moe Sleep (Cpl)
Fijian Moce Sleep (Cpl)
Hawaiian Moe Sleep, lie down... (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Moe Sleep, lie down (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Moe To lie, lying, be prone (Lbr)
Luangiua Moe Sleep; remain (Smd)
Mangareva Moe Sleep (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Moe To sleep (Krk)
Marquesas Moe Lie down (Dln)
Moriori Moe Sleep, dream (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Moe Sleep (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Moe Sleep (Dye)
Niue Mohe Sleep (Sph)
Nuguria Moe (pl. mmoe) Sleep; dream (n,v) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Moe Sleep (Fbg)
Nukumanu Moe (pl. mmoe) (mult. moemmoe) Lie; be in place; rest on (fig.) (Trt)
Nukuoro Moe Sleep (Crl)
Penrhyn Moe Sleep (Sta)
Pukapuka Moe Sleep, lie down (Bge)
Rapa ʔAka/moe Sleep (Sks)
Rapa Moe Lose, forget (Sks)
Rarotongan Moe Sleep (Bse)
Rennellese Moe Sleep, lie down, have sex (Ebt)
Rotuman Mose Sleep (Cwd)
Saʔa Mode Inattentive (Ivs)
Samoan Moe Sleep (Prt)
Sikaiana Moe Sleep (Dnr)
Tahitian Moe To sleep; also to lie down (Dvs)
Takuu Moe Sleep; (of eyes) closed; recline, lie (Mle)
Tikopia Moe, mee Lie down, sleep, die (Fth)
Tokelau Moe Sleep, be asleep (Sma)
Tongan Mohe Sleep; roost (of fowls) (Cwd)
Tongan Mohe Sleep; to sleep, to roost (Mar)
Tuamotu Moe Sleep (Stn)
Tuvalu Moe Sleep (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Moe Sleep (Hvn)
Waya Moce Sleep (Ply)
West Futuna Moe (pl. h/moe). Moi (Cpl). To lie, recline; to sleep. Sojourn, stay a night (Cpl). (Dty)
West Futuna Faka/moi/moi Sloping, aslant; to stoop down (Cpl)
West Futuna Moe/roa. Moi/roa (Cpl). To sleep, rest; to lie down; to shut one's eyes. Dormir (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Moe Se coucher pour dormir; dormir; sommeil; rester, se trouver (Hmn)

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