Protoform: MA-LILI.1 [NP] Unripe or withered fruit; to fall (of such)

Description: Unripe or withered fruit; to fall (of such)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Malili Fruits qui tombent à terre en quantité (Mfr)
Hawaiian Maalili Blighted, withered, stunted, as fruit (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Maariirii To fall (of a tree) (pl) Problematic (Clk)
Marquesas Maiʔi Fruit a pain mur (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Maariri Unripe fruit of tawa (Wms)
Rennellese Magigi Fall or break off, as dead leaves, or crab legs (Ebt)
Samoan Malili Fall before maturing, of fruit (Prt)
Samoan Maalili Name of a tree Problematic (Prt)
Sikaiana Malli Withered; fall, as diseased fruit (Dnr)
Tikopia Mariri Drop gently down, patter down (Fth)
Tokelau Malili Fall off, drop off (of hair, leaves etc.) (Sma)
Tuamotu Mariri To fall as under-ripe fruit (Stn)

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