Protoform: TIU [CE] Monsoon wind, wind from north-westerly quarter

Description: Monsoon wind, wind from north-westerly quarter
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *timu "squall, rain"
*1 Cf. SO *faka-tiu "northwest wind"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kiu North-west wind (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Tiu Depart for the open sea, especially for bonitos (obs.) Problematic (Ebt)
Mangareva Tiu West wind. Ouest, vent d'ouest (Rch). (Jnu)
Marquesas Tiu North, north-west wind. Vent du nord; nord. (Fatuiva) Vent de l'est (Lch). Vent du nord, north wind (Atl). (Dln)
Moriori Tiu maro, ti/chu maro, tiu makehu Northwest wind (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Tiu North wind (Wms)
Rarotongan Tiu West-south-west wind (Sve)
Tahitian Tiu South-east by east wind. ?? (???)
Tuamotu Tiu/ua Blown off course (Stn)

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