Protoform: MOTI.2 [TA] Bounded, limited; finished

Description: Bounded, limited; finished
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

*1 Cf. PN *motu, *qoti
*8 RAR and MIA probably borrowed from TAH.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangaia Mootiʔa Open place ["a vast place with nothing in"] (Sta)
Rarotongan Mooti/ʔa District, locality, settlement (Bse) (Sve)
Tahitian Moti To terminate, as the boundary of land, or a season of the year (Dvs)
Tahitian Moti/a A boundary, termination or limit (Dvs)
Tuamotu Moti Bounded, limited (as one section of land by another); consumed (as food), destroyed, exterminated (Stn)

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