Protoform: MALU.C [PN] Protection, protected, protector

Description: Protection, protected, protector
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Maru(u) Protector, man of rank (Fbg.1988); protected (Fbg)
East Futuna Maluʔi Proteger (transitif), etre protégé (Mfr)
East Uvea Maluu (sic): Etre respecté, obéi, vénéré Problematic (Rch)
Hawaiian Malu Control, strength; protection; protected by taboo; the stillness and awe of taboo (Pki)
Mangareva (Ma)maru Protection (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Whaka/maru To appease; a protector... (Sve)
New Zealand Maori Maru Protector, chief; power, authority (Wms)
Niue Malu Protection (Sph)
Pukapuka Malumalu Protection of chief (Sby)
Rennellese Magu Protection (Ebt)
Tikopia Maru Executant for chief; man in authority with status of brother or other close agnatic kin of chief (Fth)
Tokelau Malu Shelter, cover, protector (from weather, violation etc.) (Sma)
Tongan Malu/ʔi Protect, defend (Cwd)
Tuamotu Maru Power, authority (Stn)
Tuvalu Malu Power, authority; protection (Rby)
West Futuna Maru Possible, able; allowed (Dty)

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