Protoform: FIRO.3 [EP] Whirl, swirl; writhe

Description: Whirl, swirl; writhe
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island ʔOo/hiro/hiro Whirlwind (Kvt)
Mangareva ʔIro/i S'agiter en différents sens (en parlant d'un malade) (Rch)
Mangareva ʔIro/ʔiro Colique; mouvement du corps; balbutiement de la langue (par suite de haine, de désapprobation, de crainte) (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Whiro/whiro Whirl, swirl (as eddy) (Wms)
Tuamotu Hiro To move to and fro, twist, as the tail of a fish when spawning; to swirl, as an eddy of water; to whirl, circle, as wind (Stn)

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