Protoform: FIRINAKI [CE] Lean on; rely on

Description: Lean on; rely on
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Hilinaʔi Lean on, rely on; trust confidence; believe, trust (Pki)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Irinaki Believe (Osn)
New Zealand Maori Whirinaki Lean, slant, slope (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/whirinaki/ Lean against anything; trust in, depend on; make fast, secure (Wms)
Penrhyn Hirinaki Trust, believe (Sta)
Rarotongan ʔIrinaki-a, -ʔia Lean or rest on; rely on, have trust in (Bse)
Tahitian Hirinai To lean upon another as a sick child on the bosom of its parent; to sympathize (Dvs)

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