Protoform: MAALUU.2 [PN] Calm, gentle, mild (of weather or persons)

Description: Calm, gentle, mild (of weather or persons)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Maluu Humble; sage, docile (Mfr)
East Uvea Maluu Etre calme, tranquille (Rch)
Easter Island Hau/maruu Peace (Wbr)
Emae Maruu Easy; wait (a minute) (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Maruu/ruu Gentle, slow (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Maluu Free (to converse) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Maaluu Full (of food); satiated Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lbr)
Mangareva Maruu Etre gentil, doux (de caractère) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maru (Wind) calm down (Bck)
Marquesas Moʔu Paix, paisable, pacifique, doux, patient. Lentement, slowly. Gentil, aimable; kind, nice, pleasant (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Haʔa/moʔu, haʔa/moʔuu Calmer quelqu'un (Chf)
Marquesas Moʔuu Paix, pacifique, doux, apaisél rassis, moins chaud, rafraichi (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Maaruu Gentle, easy, calm; low in tone (Wms)
Penrhyn Maruu Gentle, slow, quiet (Sta)
Pukapuka Maluu Gentle, quiet (person) (Bge)
Pukapuka Yau/maaluu Calm, gentle in nature (Sby)
Rarotongan Maruu Light (of the wind); easy, not arduous; mild, eased (of pain, illness); mellow and low-pitched, especially of bass voices; mild and gentle (of disposition, manner) (Bse)
Samoan Maaluu Refreshing (e.g. of rain), sweet (of disposition); soothing, comforting (Prt)
Tahitian Maruu Gentil, poli, doux; doucement (Lmt)
Takuu Maruu (of pain) Lessen, become reduced, abate, disappear (Mle)
Tikopia Maruu Relaxed (Fth)
Tokelau Maaluu Calm; sweet (Sma)
Tongan Maluu (of wind, sea, or day) Mild, pleasantly calm; (of pain) abated, gone (Cwd)
Tuamotu Maruu Gentle, to be, gentleness, mildness (Stn)
Tuvalu Maluu Calm (of sea, lagoon, or wind) (Jsn)
West Futuna Maru Easy, gentle (Dty)

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