Protoform: MILO.2B [NP] Current in water, whirlpool

Description: Current in water, whirlpool
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Milo Whirl, as water Problematic (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Mira Make a whirlpool (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Mila Whirling (of water) (Lbr)
New Zealand Maori Miro Whirling current of water (Wms)
Nuguria Rau-milo-milo Red sea grass, found close to the shore (Dvl)
Nukuoro M/milo Flow of current (Crl)
Rennellese Mi/migo Flow swiftly, as current; run, as open boil (Ebt)
Takuu Milo/milo Sea grass species found near shore (eaten by turtles) (Mle)
Tikopia Miro/miro Wake of canoe (Fth)
Vaeakau-Taumako Milo Current in water (Hvn)
West Futuna Faka/xmiro/a To sink in the waves Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)
West Futuna Miroh/miro L'eau s'engouffre (Rve)

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