Protoform: MASA-IA [PN] High and dry, stranded by receding water

Description: High and dry, stranded by receding water
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 < PN *masa

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Niue Mahaia Aground (of fish) (Lws)
Nukuoro Masaia Trapped by low water (e.g. canoes, or fish on the reef at low tide) (Crl)
Takuu Masaria Adversely sffected by the tide being shallow Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tongan Mahaia To be left stranded by the outgoing tide (e.g. fish or dolphin); to be no longer floating, to run aground (of a boat or canoe approaching the shore) (Cwd)
Tuvalu Masaia To be shallow, stranded by low tide (Jsn)

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