Protoform: MURI-FANUA [PN] End of the land, cape, point

Description: End of the land, cape, point
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *muri.1b "back end, lower end", *fanua "land"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Muri/ penua The west side of Anuta (Fbg)
New Zealand Maori Muri-whenua Northern end of the North Island of New Zealand (Bgs)
Niue Muifonua The lower part or 'tail' of the island (south); underworld (Sph)
Pukapuka Muli wenua Northern end of Pukapuka towards cape (Sby)
Samoan Mulifanua End of the land (Prt)
Takuu Murifenua End of an island; side (Hwd)
Takuu Murihenua End of an island; division of Nukutoa's community into Sialeva and Taaloki (Mle)
Tongan Muifonua Cape (Cwd)
Tongan Mooi fonnooa A point of land, a cape (Mar)
West Uvea Mulifenua Cote d'Unye qui fait face au lagon (Hmn)

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