Protoform: PALI.3 [OC] Fast, go without food, mourn

Description: Fast, go without food, mourn
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Bari Nibble at a hard thing (eg. a stone) (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Pali To fast, particularly to seek visions. (Clk)
Ifira-Mele Pali raga Fasting, a retreat in preparation for war Phonologically Irregular (Clk)
Luangiua Pali Custom whereby dwell on grave of close relation for about 3 months (Smd)
Mota Val Fast while mourning (Cdn)
Nukumanu P/pari Mourn (plural) (Trt)
Sikaiana P/pali To mourn for the death of someone (traditionally mourners separated themselves from the rest of society during their mourning) (Dnr)
Takuu P/pari Mourn, be in mourning; pine, languish, be worried sick (as for someone far away) (Mle)
Tikopia Pali Constrained in behaviour (esp. in food and from dancing due to mourning obligations (Fth)
Waya Bari Nibble, gnaw, bite small pieces off (Ply)
West Futuna Pari To fast (Dty)
West Uvea Pali Fast, go without food (Hmn)
West Uvea Pali/mutu Dry mouth (Balad 1860) (Hmn)

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