Protoform: PARORO [CE] Dearth, scarcity

Description: Dearth, scarcity
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Paalolo Clay, hard, sticky mud Uncertain Semantic Connection (Pki)
Mangareva Pororo Epoque qui correspond au mois de juillet; rafales, vents impétueux auprès des montagnes (Rch)
Marquesas Poʔoʔo, pororo Maigre, peu charnu, sec, sans jus (Dln)
Moriori Pororo Cloudy (Wms) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Pa(a)roro Threatening clouds, bad weather, storm (Wms)
Rarotongan Paroro Barren, unproductive and not bearing crops (of land), famine-stricken, dearth, shortage, lean times; winter, cold months (Bse)
Tuamotu Paroro Dearth, scarcity, lack of food; bereft, deprived of (Stn)

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