Protoform: GII [MP] Shrill sound

Description: Shrill sound
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*2 PFJ *9ii. :Shrill sound.
*5 PMP *9ik "squeal, screech, shriek, etc." (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Gii/gii Gemir doucement, pousser de petits gemissements, pleurer bas (Gzl)
Emae Gii Se plaindre, gémir, pleurs de deuils (Rve)
Emae Gigi Chuchoter Problematic (Rve)
Fijian Gii Make a shrill noise; squeak, as bat; squeal, as pig, buzz, as mosquito (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Giigii Hum (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Ngii Whistle, chirp (of a bird), squeak (Lbr)
Marquesas Ki Sifflet, sifflement (Lch)
Nukuoro Ngii High-pitched sound (Crl)
Penrhyn Ngii/ngii Cry, whine (of baby) (Sta)
Pukapuka Ngii/ngii Cry like a rat (Bge)
Rarotongan Ngii Grunt, utter guttural sound (Bse)
Rennellese Ngii Peep, squeak, squeal, be hoarse (Ebt)
Rennellese Ngii/ngii Whimper, cry (Ebt)
Tikopia Ngii Cry quietly and continuously, grizzle, make constant low creaking sound (Fth)
Tikopia Ngii/ngii Sob, wail quietly, grizzle (Fth)
Tokelau Go/gii/ Squeak (Sma)
Tongan Ngii Whimper (Cwd)
West Uvea Gii isupe Blow nose (Hmn)

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