Protoform: MALOLO [FJ] Sink down, subside, fall down, collapse

Description: Sink down, subside, fall down, collapse
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*7 Cf. PNCV *mwaru-ru "sink, collapse"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Malolo Baisser, s'affaiser (Btn)
Fijian Vaka/malolo/ Dance performed in sitting position (Cpl)
Hawaiian Malolo Low, of tide (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Haka/maroro Pay respects to Uncertain Semantic Connection (Emy)
Marquesas Moʔoʔo Absent, disparu, vide (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Maroro Sink down, give way (Wms)
Niue Malolo Fall down, fall apart, break in pieces. Fall down, as a wall, fall apart, break, of waves (McE). (Sph)
Tongan Malolo Go down, sink in, droop (Cwd)
Tuamotu Maroro Give way, fall down (Stn)
Tuvalu Malolo Lean almost to point of falling (of trees etc.) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Malolo Slide (vi) (Hvn)

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