Protoform: ILI-FIA.2 [PN] To be afraid, overcome (with emotion)

Description: To be afraid, overcome (with emotion)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *ili-fia.1 "fan, blow (onto)", *huru 'enter into, possess', *hili 'rest on'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Ilihia Stricken with awe, reverence, dread; overcome, thrilled, as by beauty (Pki)
Niuafoʔou ʔIlifia. Ilifia (Gry). Afraid, to fear. (Dye)
Tahitian Iri/haa, iri/hea Consternation on account of some disaster, such as the fall of a warrior; to be amazed, or in a consternation (Dvs)
Tongan Ilifia To be afraid, feel frightened (Cwd)
Tuamotu Irihiia Inspired, possessed (Stn)

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