Protoform: MALIGA [SO] Side of face (temple, cheek); hair of the temples: *maliga(liga)

Description: Side of face (temple, cheek); hair of the temples: *maliga(liga)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*1 Cf. EP *qariga 'face'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Maringa/ringa Side of head in front of ear (Fbg)
East Futuna Maliga/liga Style de coiffure (tous les cheveux en haut du front, d'une oreille à l'autre) (Mfr)
Kapingamarangi Malinga/linga Temple (of the head); the edge of the bow and stern of a canoe (where it slopes downward to the keel) (Lbr)
Nukuoro Malinga/linga Sideburns (of hair) (Crl)
Samoan Maaliga/liga The temples (Prt)
Tikopia Maringa/ringa Hair at border of temple (Fth)
Tikopia Maringa Small pinnules at base of palmate leaf etc. (Fth)
West Futuna Mariga/riga Cheek (Dty)
West Futuna Mari/maringa Joue, côté du visage (Rve)

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