Protoform: MUKA.1C [SO] Fragile, delicate

Description: Fragile, delicate
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Kapingamarangi Muga Fragile (Lbr)
Sikaiana Muka Weak, rotting, of cloth, string and ropes (Dnr)
Takuu Muka/muka Still soft, weak, of something that will become hard, such as a young coconut, or a child's bones (Mle)
Tokelau Muka/muka (Of growing things) be tender, frail, young (Sma)
Tuvalu Muka Brittle, beginning to break (e.g. of branch) (Rby)

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