Protoform: TAU-PILI [PN] Follow closely, be closely associated

Description: Follow closely, be closely associated
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 < PN *tau.?, *pili.1b

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Taupiri/piri Enemy Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fbg)
East Uvea Taupili Suivre à la piste (Rch)
Hawaiian Kaupili Beloved wife or friend; beloved friendship; united in such close relationship (Pki)
Mangareva Toupiri Dépendre de quelqu'un, tirer son existence de quelqu'un (Rch)
Marquesas Taupii S'unir, s'approcher, ne faire qu'un (Dln)
Marquesas Tou piʔi Ne faire qu'un (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Taupiri Clinging close, maintaining attachment, intimate (Wms)
Niue Taupili To be attached to one another (Sph)
Nuguria Taupiri Near, close by; adjoin, border on (Dvl)
Sikaiana Taupili Close to or near, in time or space; to be close to doing something (Dnr)
Tahitian Taupiri The train of the paper kite Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tahitian Taupiri/maona A wrestling match Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Takuu Taupiri, toupiri Near, close (Mle)
Tongan Toupili To follow round closely, to dog one's footsteps (Cwd)
Tuamotu Taupiri The tail of a kite (FAG,ANA) (Stn)

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