Protoform: WILI.1A [OC] Twist, turn; bore, drill

Description: Twist, turn; bore, drill
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*0 >> PN *taa-wili "rotate, spin, whirl", XO *vili "masturbate", EP *kaa-wiri, CE *taka-wiri
*4 POC *wiri(t) "twist, turn, revolve" (LPO I:289).
*5 PMP *wirit "twist" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Vili Vrille, percer avec une vrille (Mfr)
East Uvea Vili Vrille; percer, perforer, forer (Rch)
Easter Island Viri (pl.viviri) To roll. Wrap up (an object, in paper, a cloth, etc.) (Wbr). (Fts)
Easter Island Viri-viri Sphere, ball (Wbr)
Emae Vili/vili Bore, drill (Cpl)
Fijian Wiri-ca Turn, revolve (Cpl)
Hawaiian Wili Wind, twist, writhe, crank, turn, screw, drill, bore etc. (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Viri Turn, turn around, spin (Clk)
Mangareva Viri Tordre deux objets faisant cordeaux pour en faire une corde; se dérouler (temps, évènement) (Rch)
Mangareva Viri/viri Twist (of drill) (Rch)
Marquesas Viʔi Glisser, rouler, tourner...; tordre... (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Wiri Bore, twist, drill (Wms)
Nggela Viri Bind round and round (Fox)
Nguna Viri Twist rope (Stz)
Niue Ko/vili Whirlpool, a cylindrical opening in the reef (Sph)
Niue Vili Bore; gimlet. To spin; spinning-top (Sph). (McE)
Niue Vilo Gimlet, drill; to drill, to turn; to turn on [ex. tap]; pinch, twist Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nukuoro Vili Do rapidly (Crl) (Crl)
Penrhyn Viri To drill, bore, twist (Sta)
Penrhyn Vii Wring, twist stalk to pluck a fruit Phonologically Irregular (Sta)
Rarotongan Viri Twist; to drill, a drill (Bse)
Rennellese Bigi/bigi Be fast (Ebt)
Rotuman Viri Bore (Cwd)
Samoan Vili Bore (Prt)
Samoan Vi/vili Writhe (Prt)
Samoan Vili/vili To brandish, as a club (Prt)
Tahitian Taa/viri/ Tordre; tourner, virer, pivoter, moudre (Lmt)
Tahitian Viri To lash up, to furl a sail; to roll some cloth round a corpse (Dvs)
Takuu Viri Pump (Hwd)
Takuu Miri Drill (n,v); twist a coconut to detach it from the stalk Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tokelau Vi/vili/ Twist (Sma)
Tokelau Vili Spin, whirl; drill, bore (Sma)
Tongan Vili Bore, drill; auger, drill (Cwd)
Tongan Vili A gimlet (Mar)
Tuamotu Viri Twist (Stn)
Tuamotu Viri To fold over one; to turn over; to twist, coil about; a coil, twist, short spiral... (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Vili Twirl ; roll, spin (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Fka/vili/kia Let something (e.g. a wheel) roll along (Hvn)
West Futuna Viri Gimlet (Dty)
West Futuna Oiri To bore (Cpl)

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