Protoform: MURI.1C [PN] Young, immature

Description: Young, immature
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Muli Etre jeune (Mfr)
East Uvea Mui Jeune, insuffisant, petit Problematic (Rch)
East Uvea Fine/mui Jeune femme Problematic (Rch)
Emae Mui/mui Young, immature Phonologically Irregular (Mlr)
Hawaiian Muli Younger, youngest (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Funu/mui Young woman (between puberty and marriage) Borrowed Phonologically Irregular (Clk)
Niue Mui To be immature, green, unripe (Sph)
Samoan Muli Young, of men, women and trees when in their prime . Young, new (Prt)
Tikopia Muri Young [see examples] (Fth)
Tokelau Muli Youthful, young (Sma)
Tokelau Fafine /muli/ Young married woman (Sma)
Tongan Mui Young, immature, only partly grown or developed (as yet); applied to animals, birds, tree, plant, fruit, but not to human beings, except in the compound finemui "young woman" (Cwd)
Tongan Mooi Unripe, young (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Muli Last, youngest (Hvn)
West Uvea Muli Younger/est (Hmn)

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