Protoform: KOO-WARI [CE] Slack, as a rope, muscles, belly

Description: Slack, as a rope, muscles, belly
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian ʔOo(w)ali Weak, sickly, puny (Pki)
New Zealand Maori Koowari/wari Flabby, soft (Wms)
Penrhyn Koovare/vare Loose, as a rope, for example Phonologically Irregular (Rmn)
Penrhyn Koovari Soft coconut flesh, watery fruit (Sta)
Rarotongan Koovari Marshy, boggy Problematic (Bse)
Tahitian Ovari/vari To be slack, as a rope that had been tight, or the belly after abstinence (Dvs)
Tuamotu Koovari/vari Empty, nauseating sensation (Stn)

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