Protoform: KUNE [FJ] Swell, as with pregnancy

Description: Swell, as with pregnancy
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Kune/kune When pregnancy becomes apparent to others (Cpl)
Mangareva Kune Concevoir, devenir enceinte (se dit aussi des animaux). Conceive, become pregnant (of women or animals) (Tgr). (Rch)
New Zealand Maori (Ku)kune Plump; swell as pregnancy advances; grow (Wms)
Pukapuka Kune Tired with paddling Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bge)
Rennellese Kune Menstruate Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ebt)
Tahitian Unê/nê To be satiated; bloated out with fatness Phonologically Irregular (Dvs)
Tuamotu Kune Swell out, swelling (as in pregnancy) (Stn)

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