Protoform: MASALA [FJ] Be clever, know

Description: Be clever, know
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*1 Cf. TA *masara

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Mahara Ecstasy Problematic (Chl)
Fijian Macala Be clear, intelligible, understood (Cpl)
Mangareva Maʔara/ʔara Agir avec des préférences; personne qui a des prédilections, des préférences Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Nukuoro Masaara Alert, intelligent (Ebt)
Samoan Masala Great in any way Problematic (Prt)
Sikaiana Masaala Know, understand, be clear about something (Dnr)
Takuu Maasara Breathing (in the sense of being alive or well); regain consciousness...; conscious, revived; remember, recall (Mle)
Tikopia Masaara Become clear (of weather, mind), clear away (Fth)
Tuvalu Mahala Clever (Rby)
Tuvalu Maasala, maahala (N) To remember (Jsn)

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