Protoform: LEI.2 [NP] Leap

Description: Leap
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Rei To step. Stamp down, press down (with foot or heavy object) (Wbr). (Fts)
Hawaiian Lei Leap (Pki)
Mangaia Reinga A jumping off place for bathers. (A word used on Atiu) (Chn)
Mangareva Re/reei/nga kuʔane Place where spirits leap into sea (I) (Rch)
Mangareva Tu/reei S'échapper (en parlant d'un poisson qui s'échappe de l'hameçon, d'un mariage projeté qui n'a pas lieu) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Rei Leap (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Te Reinga Place name. The point from which dead spirits leaped down to the underworld (Bgs)
Nukuoro Lei/a Jumped upon, to be (Crl)
Pukapuka Tuulei/lei Crouch on toes and fingers Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sby)
Rarotongan Rei/nga Traces where someone has leaped over, leaping-over place (Bse)
Tuamotu Reei/ŋa Jumping-off place (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ha/lei Fly, jump (plural) (Hvn)

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