Protoform: FILI.1 [AN] Select, choose

Description: Select, choose
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*4 POC *piliq(-i) "choose, select, pick out' (LPO V:562).
*5 PMP *pilih (Dpf).
*6 PAN *piliq "choose, select, pick out" (ACD).
*7 PBN *vili "choose" (Lvy. 1979).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fili Select, choose (Mfr)
East Uvea Fili Select, choose (Rch)
Fijian Vili Pick up scattered things (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Firi/a Select, choose (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Hili Choose, select (Lbr)
Lau Fili(fili) Choose, pick (Ivs)
Luangiua Hili Choose (Smd)
New Zealand Maori Whiri/whiri Select, choose (Wms)
Nggela Vili Choose, select (Fox)
Niue Fi/fili Choose, select (McE)
Niue Vili To vote, to cast lots; to elect to make a special visit (Sph)
Nukumanu Hiri/hiri (pass. hirihiri ria) Choose (Trt)
Nukumanu Hiri Sort (v) (Trt)
Nukuoro Hili Pick, choose (Crl)
Penrhyn Hiri Select, choose (Sta)
Pukapuka Wili To choose (Mta)
Rarotongan ʔIri Select, choose (Bse)
Rennellese Higi Choose, select, vote (Ebt)
Rotuman Hili Choose, select (Cwd)
Saʔa Hili Choose for one's own (Ivs)
Samoan Fili Select, choose (Prt)
Sikaiana Hili Select, choose (Dnr)
Takuu Fili Choose, select (Hwd)
Takuu Hiri Choose, select (Mle)
Tikopia Firi Select (Fth)
Tokelau Fili Pick out, select (Sma)
Tongan Fili Select, choose (Cwd)
Tongan Fili To select, to choose, to guess; a choice; to strive, to search; an adversary, to contend with (Mar)
Tuvalu Fili Select, choose (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Fili/filia Choose (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hili/hili/a Select, choose; put a taboo sign on (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hili/hili Choosy, selective; taboo sign (Hvn)

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