Protoform: MAQULI [MP] Life principle, soul, spirit

Description: Life principle, soul, spirit
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*1 cf. PPN *maquri "life, alive"
*4 POC *maqurip 'soul, life force' (LPO VI:240).
*5 PMP *ma-qudip 'vital principle, soul, spirit, flame' (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mauri Soul (Fbg)
East Futuna Maʔuli Esprit, âme (Mfr)
East Uvea Maʔuli Ame (Rch)
Hawaiian Mauli Heart, seat of life; ghost, spirit (Pki)
Luangiua Mouli Cricket (whose song is regarded as a good omen) (Hbn)
Mangareva Mouri Peur, crainte; appréhender; craindre subitement Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mauri A ghost; spirit (Krk)
Marquesas Mauʔi Terne (sic) de tendresse pour les femmes; individuelle, en parlant d'une femme qu'on ne veut pas nommer (Dln)
Moriori Mouri Spirit (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Mauri Life principle, thymos of man; talisman; a material symbol of the hidden principle protecting vitality (Wms)
Penrhyn Mauri Spirit, psyche, soul, heart (Sta)
Pukapuka Mauli Soul, spirit (Bge)
Pukapuka Mauli ola Gravestones at grave of spirit (sic) of one killed in an accident; shrine for such a person who became a god (Bge)
Pukapuka Watu mauli ola Commemorative stones where people prayed to dead ancestors accidentally killed (Ethnology) (Bge)
Rarotongan Mauri Life principle, spirit, seat of the emotions; spirit, ghost (Bse)
Rennellese Maʔugi Soul, skull (Ebt)
Samoan Mauli The heart (used only in certain expressions) ; seat of the emotions (Prt)
Tahitian Mauri A ghost, or departed spirit (Dvs)
Takuu Mouri Spirit, shade, soul (Hwd)
Takuu Mouri The spirit of a person, existing in recognisable human form both before and after death (Mle)
Tikopia Mauri Spirit, life principle, vitality of man or animal (Fth)
Tokelau Mauli Seat of the emotions or feelings thought to be in the region of the solar plexus (Sma)

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