Protoform: MURA [TA] Glow red, as a fire or the sky; flame

Description: Glow red, as a fire or the sky; flame
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

*1 Cf. PN *pula "glow", NP *ula.b

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mura/mura Reddish (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mura Burn (vi) (Krk)
Moriori Mura Blaze; flame (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Mura Blaze, flame (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Mu/mura/ Glow ; be sexually excited ? (Wms)
Niue Mula Flame, tongue of fire Borrowed (Sph)
Niue Mula/mula Tree sp.: Cassia alata, candelabra bush (McE)
Penrhyn Mura To flame up (Sta)
Pukapuka Mu/mula To burn, singe. Glowing red, flaming red (in chants) (Sby). Borrowed (Bge)
Rapa Mura A blaze, flame (Grn)
Rarotongan Mura(mura) Show red, red, redness; burn, glow or flame red (Bse)
Tuamotu Mura Kindling wood; wood suitable for producing fire by friction (Stn)
Tuamotu Muura To blaze, glow; a flame (obs) (Stn)

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