Protoform: MASA.1 [MP] Dry, empty (of liquid), low (of tide)

Description: Dry, empty (of liquid), low (of tide)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*3 PEO *maza "dry, (tide) low" (Gty. 1983).
*4 POC *[ma]maca "dry up, evaporate, be empty of liquid; low tide" (LPO II:100,219).
*5 PMP [PAN?] *maja "dry up, evaporate" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ma Empty; low (tide) (Fbg)
East Futuna Masa Dry (Mfr)
East Futuna Ma/masa/ Etre un peu basse (mer); étroit (Mfr)
East Futuna Maa/masa/ Etre vide, être à sec (pluriel) (Mfr)
East Uvea Maha Empty, dry (Rch)
Emae Masa Empty of liquid (Cpl)
Emae Tai /mamasa/ Marée basse (Rve)
Fijian Maca Dry (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Masa Empty; out (of tide) (Clk)
Luangiua Masa Tide, ebbing (Hbn)
Marquesas Maha Détruit, effacé Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lch)
Nguna Mamasa Slightly dry (Stz)
Niuatoputapu Faka/ma/maha Ebbing tide (Dye)
Niue Maha Empty [ex. of water container]; calm (of sea) (Sph)
Nuguria Ku/maha Empty, shallow (Ray)
Nuguria Tai maha Ebbe (Ths)
Nuguria U/maha Niedrig (Ths)
Nuguria Tai kumaha Seicht, Lagune (Ths)
Nuguria Maha (pl. mmaha) Empty (container, of water); low (of tide) (Dvl)
Nukumanu M/maha Empty (of liquid) (plural) (Trt)
Nukuoro Masa Empty, low tide (Crl)
Penrhyn Masa Dry; calm (of sea) (Sta)
Penrhyn Mai/masa Growth stage of coconut fruit (between *sakari* and *uto*); flesh still white and still contains some liquid (Sta)
Pukapuka Mamaya Soft (of preserved nuts) Problematic (Bge)
Pukapuka Maya Calm (of sea), resolved, calmed down Problematic (Sby)
Rennellese Masa Empty of liquid, shallow (of tide) (Ebt)
Rennellese Maamala To dry or be dry Problematic (Bst)
Rotuman Mamasa Be dry (Cwd)
Saʔa Mamata Be dry (Ivs)
Samoan Masa Of the tide (neap); (of a canoe) empty (Prt)
Sikaiana Masa To be empty of liquid (Dnr)
Takuu Masa (of the tide) Low, out; (of a container) empty of liquid, dry (Mle)
Tikopia Masa Empty, dry, of container of liquid; low, out, of tide (Fth)
Tokelau Maha (Of liquids) empty; (of tide) neap, low (Sma)
Tokelau Tai/maha Calm (of sea); calm sea (Sma)
Tongan Maha Dry (Cwd)
Tongan Maha. Mamaha. Empty, vacant. Shallow, not deep; a bank in the sea (Mar)
Tongan Tahi-mamaha Ebb tide (Mar)
Tuvalu Masa Low (of tide), empty of liquid (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Maa Empty (of water), finished (of rain), low (of tide) (Hvn)
West Futuna Masa To dry up, evaporate completely. To be finished; to fail (Cpl). (Dty)
West Futuna H/ma Low (tide) Phonologically Irregular (Dty)
West Futuna Masa kere Parched earth, exposed reef (Dty)
West Uvea Masa (Puits) tari; (liquide) vidé (Hmn)

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