Protoform: GERE [CE] Needy, deprived of

Description: Needy, deprived of
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Nele Deprived of, needy (Pki)
New Zealand Maori Ngere Passed over, not served, disappointed, having failed of one's object (Wms)
Penrhyn Ngere Have nothing, miss (especially in sharing out fish or coconuts) (Sta)
Raʔivavae ŋere To be deprived; to be not, not to be; to sequestrate ceremonially (as young maidens of the hare-nunu); to take prisoner, imprison, shut into (Stn)
Rarotongan Ngere Deprived of, needy, bereaved, lack (Bse)
Tahitian ʔEre Ne pas avoir, ne pas obtenir quelque chose, manquer de (Lmt)
Tuamotu ŋere Deprived of, passed over when food is served (Stn)

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