Protoform: MAMAIA [EP] Deluded, senseless

Description: Deluded, senseless
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Mamaía Equivocar, equivocarse, errar. To err, make a mistake. (Fts)
Mangareva Mamaia Radoter, tenir des discours dénués de sens; agir sans but (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Mama Perform certain rites with the object of nullifying a hostile spell or of removing tapu Problematic (Wms)
Rarotongan Mama-ʔia Disseminate by word of mouth Problematic (Bse)
Tahitian Mamaiâ A party formed some time ago at Tahiti...who professed to improve upon the received Religion, and to be given to extraordinary prayer; they discarded some of the essentials of Christianity, and were immoral in their conduct (Dvs)
Tuamotu Mamaiaa A religious sect; the people in it persisted in the worship of the ancient gods... (Stn)

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