Protoform: MA-MALU [PN] Enviable, respected, because possessing prestigious qualities

Description: Enviable, respected, because possessing prestigious qualities
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Mamalu Inspirer de la crainte; crainte (inspir?e par qqn); respect (Mfr)
East Uvea Mamalu Prestige; majesteux, solennel, imposant, impressionant (Rch)
Mangareva Maru Influence, avoir des moyens, être en vogue (Rch)
Marquesas Mamaʔu Désirer, désirable, qui plait, cher, précieux, heureux; bénir, béni (Dln)
Nukumanu Haka/maru Worship (Trt)
Penrhyn Maamaru Haughty (Sta)
Pukapuka Maamalu Respectful Problematic (Sby)
Rennellese Mamagu/nga Be attractive, handsome, envied; well-being, time of happiness (Ebt)
Rennellese Haka/mamangu/ngaʔaki Treat well or with respect, even if against one's wishes; pretend agreement (Ebt)
Samoan Mamalu Dignity, majesty, glory, honour, prestige; be of proud bearing, full of dignity or poise; be operative or in force (Mnr). influential, influence (Prt) Problematic (Prt)
Tahitian Mamaru Easy of access, as a lewd woman Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tikopia Mamaru Reverenced (Fth)
Tokelau Mamalu Dignity, prestige, honour, respect, glory; respected, honoured (Sma)
Tongan Mamalu, molu/malu Solemn, impressive, majestic, imposing, stately, dignified, magnificent (Cwd)
Tuvalu Mamalu Noble, honourable (Rby)

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