Protoform: LAA-NUI [SO] Big, large, extensive, important

Description: Big, large, extensive, important
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*0 < PN *nui

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Kapingamarangi Naaniu Serious, increased in intensity Phonologically Irregular (Lbr)
Nuguria Naani Be enough, reach; can, be able Problematic (Dvl)
Nukumanu Haka/naaniu (pl. hakananniu) Great, important, valuable Phonologically Irregular (Trt)
Nukuoro Laanui. Nanui (Crn). Big, large (sing.) (Crl)
Pukapuka Niu laanunui Coconut tree that bears very large nuts (Bge)
Sikaiana Naniu Large, big Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Takuu Naanui Very big Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Takuu Haka/naanui Receive a complex and especially significant ritual... Phonologically Irregular (Mle)

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