Protoform: MAFU.3 [PN] Stale

Description: Stale
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Mahuu Weak, flat, as diluted kava or stale beer, insipid, as fresh poi kept too long in the icebox (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Ma(a)hu Slightly spoiled, of cooked food (Lbr)
Rapa Maʔu Fermented, soured (MCl)
Samoan Mafu Stale, go bad (of food) (Prt)
Takuu Mahu Bad, taste or smell bad through spoiling or rotting (Mle)
Tokelau Mafu Be stale, go bad (of food) (Sma)
Tongan Mafu Stale (of food), fermented (of milk); go sour (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mahu Bad, stale (of foods), fermented (Hvn)

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