Protoform: QII.2 [EP] Ferment, rot

Description: Ferment, rot
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *wii.b "sour, fermented"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island ʔIi/ʔii Rotten, putrefy (Fts)
Mangareva Ii Se gâter, s'abimer. Taint, spoil, become corrupt (Tgr). (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Ii Ferment, turn sour (Wms)
Penrhyn Ii Rotten (Sta)
Tahitian I To prepare bread fruit for the mahi [fermented food] (Dvs)
Tuamotu ʔii/ʔii Ferment, spoil (Stn)

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