Protoform: MAROO [PN] Hard (not soft), stiff, dry

Description: Hard (not soft), stiff, dry
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PNP *maaloo.b "stretched".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Maloo Dry (Bgs)
East Uvea Malo Seche (Btn)
Emae Maroo Dry (Cpl)
Fijian Maroo Mean, grudging Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian Maloo Variant of malo`o (Pki)
Mangareva Moro Sécher qc; être sec, peu humide (Rch)
Mangareva Tua/moro Avoir le dos raide (se dit d'un paresseux, qui ne se fait pas du travail); nom d'une sorte d'écrevisse (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maroo Dry (substance) (Krk)
Marquesas Moʔo. Moʔoo (Lch). Sec, desséché, aride. Inhabité (Lch). Tarir, dry up (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Mao Soif; altéré, desséché Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
Marquesas Mao i te vai Avoir soif, be thirsty Phonologically Irregular (Chf)
Marquesas Máou Thirsty (Crk)
Marquesas Murró Dry (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Maaroo Hard, solid, stiff, stretched out Problematic (Wms)
Niue Maoo Hard (Sph)
Niue Moo To be dry (of weather) Problematic (Sph)
Penrhyn Maroo Dry; low tide (Sta)
Rarotongan Maroo Dry, withered (Bse)
Rennellese Magoo Dead or dry, as leaves (Ebt)
Samoan Maloo Hard, firm, solid, stiff (Prt)
Tahitian Maroo Sec (Lmt)
Tikopia Maroo Dry (of vegetation), hence dead, parched (Fth)
Tokelau Maloo Stiff (of neck, muscle, etc.) (Sma)
Tongan Moo/moa Dry as opposed to wet), seasoned (of timber) Phonologically Irregular (Cwd)
Tongan Moa/moa Dryness, dry (Mar)
Tuamotu Maroo Dry, hard, solid (Stn)
Tuvalu Maloo Dry (of body) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Malo Dry. Crispy (Hvn). (Grn)
West Futuna Maro (WFU), mero (ANI) Dried, withered; brown (Dty)
West Futuna Mero/saŋa (ANI) Be low (of tide) (Cpl)
West Futuna Niu maro Coco qui vient de tomber (Rve)
West Uvea Maloo Sec; (marée) basse; (sang) caillé (Hmn)

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