Protoform: MIRA [TA] ? Fasten, make fast

Description: ? Fasten, make fast
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Mila/mila Peigne Wallisien fait avec du maile à tige longue Problematic (Rch)
Easter Island Mira/mira Shake, perplex, tangled Problematic (Chl)
New Zealand Maori Mira Lashing or binding (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Mira tuatini A cutting instrument formed by setting a row of shark teeth in a wooden holder (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Mira. Miiraa (Wms). Tend carefully, cherish Problematic (Tgr)
Tahitian Mira To dress the head or hair with gum and oil; to put pitch or gum on the ends of the Tahitian arrows (Dvs)
Tuamotu Mira Viscous matter; semen (Stn)

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