Protoform: KOO-IWI [CE] Bone, skeleton, body

Description: Bone, skeleton, body
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*0 << NP *iwi.A

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian ʔOoiwi Physique, appearance; to appear; self; own (Pki)
Mangareva Koivi Squelette du corps humain; personne atteinte de consomption; maladie de consomption introduite aux Gambier vers 1860. Aux côtes saillantes; with apparent ribs (Atl). (Rch)
Marquesas Koivi Squelette; le corps humain; femelle des animaux (Lch)
Marquesas Coʔe, ve Puork Sow (Rbs)
Marquesas Koéve The body in distinction from the soul (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Kooiwi Bone; corpse; person, self... (Wms)
Tahitian Oivi The body of man or beast; the body of a god... (Dvs)
Tuamotu Kooivi The bare stem of a leaf; the nerve of a leaf; the root, the heart of a matter... (Stn)

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