Protoform: KOO-KIRI [CE] Meteor

Description: Meteor
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian ʔOoʔili To appear, come into view Problematic (Pki)
Mangareva ʔEtu/kokiri Etoile filante. (Rch)
Moriori Kokiri Launch (canoe) . Throw (spear); (refl.) rush Problematic (Shd)
Moriori Kokiri/kiri Meteor (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kookiri To throw, thrust (as a spear); rush forward, charge; meteor (Wms)
Tahitian Oiri A black spot in the heavens near the Crossiers; to be in fear or alarm because of approaching danger Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)

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