Protoform: NUI.1 [NP] Big

Description: Big
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> CK *koo-nui "thumb"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Nui Big (Fts)
Easter Island Nui-nui Large, big; grow (Wbr)
Hawaiian Nui Big (Pki)
Mangareva Nui Big, many (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Nui Big (Bck)
Marquesas Nui Beaucoup, plusieurs, gros, grand (Dln)
Moriori Nui ake Greater (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Nui Big (Wms)
Nukumanu Haka/nuu Increase (vt) (Trt)
Penrhyn Nuè Big (Lmt)
Pukapuka Nui Very large (Bge)
Rapa Nui Large, great (Sks)
Rarotongan Nui Vast, large, important, plentiful, loud (Bse)
Rennellese Nui Near Problematic (Ebt)
Samoan Nui Be great, increase, as wind or pain (Prt)
Sikaiana Na/niu (pl. n/niu) Large, big Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Sikaiana N/niu/ Big (plural) (Sps)
Tahitian Nui Grand (arch.). Great, large (see the modern word rahi) (Dvs). (Lmt)
Takuu N/nui/ Big, thick, important (Mle)
Tuamotu Nui Big (Stn)
Tuvalu Nui Full (of belly) (Rby)

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