Protoform: MAQU-LALO [PN] Low, humble

Description: Low, humble
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 PN *maqu-.2, *lalo 'below'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mauraro Low (in rank) (Fbg)
East Uvea Maʔulalo Bas, vaincu, qui a le dessous (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mooraro Deep; down below Problematic (Sve)
Nuguria Mauraro Low, shallow (of water) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Mouraro Meek; lowly, unimportant Phonologically Irregular (Trt)
Nukuoro Mao lalo Deep; low (in status) Phonologically Irregular (Crl)
Nukuoro Haga/mao lalo Humble, modest Phonologically Irregular (Crl)
Pukapuka Maolalo Deep Phonologically Irregular (Sby)
Rarotongan Mooraro Bowed down, bent over; defer (Bib.). Problematic (Bse)
Rennellese Maʔugago To be low, humble, meek (Ebt)
Samoan Mau(a)lalo Low, deep; humble, modest; down (by so many points) (Mnr)
Tikopia Mau raro Low, lower, short; inferior (Fth)
Tokelau Maau(a)lalo Be low, deep; modest, humble (Sma)
Tongan Maaʔulalo Low, or low-lying (Cwd)
Tongan Moʔulalo/a To be in subjection (to), under the control or domination of another; to be beholden to (Cwd)
Tongan Mow he lalo. Mow-he-lalo. Deep. Depth, low. (Mar)
Tuvalu Maulalo Deep (of water or holes); high (of cliffs, trees etc. when speaker is at the top); low (Rby)
Tuvalu Faka/maulalo Humble, humility (Rby)

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