Protoform: LANU.A [NP] Be immersed, full; rise (of tide)

Description: Be immersed, full; rise (of tide)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *ranu.A 'bathe or rinse in fresh water'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangareva Ranu Globules remplis d'air sur la mer qui annoncent qu'elle monte (Rch)
Rennellese Ganu Be saturated, rise, of tide, be full of liquid (Ebt)
Sikaiana L/lano For the tide to come in Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Tahitian Nanu Monter (en parlant de la mer) Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Takuu Nan/nanu Watery; have too much water for a particular purpose; (of tide) too high for effective fishing Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tuamotu Nanu To be at flow (said of the sea at high tide) Phonologically Irregular (Stn)
Tuamotu Ranu Overflow, as sea over adjoining land; a flood tide... (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lanu Rise (of tide) (Hvn)

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