Protoform: RARE.A [CE] Have speech impediment, speak indistinctly

Description: Have speech impediment, speak indistinctly
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*1 Cf. EP *pa-rare "speak imperfectly", CK *muu-rare

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangareva Rare/rare Mentir; parler avec grande difficulté, ne pas articuler proprement (à cause d'un défaut). Speak with great difficulty, with words wrongly pronounced through some impediment in the speech. (Rch)
Mangareva Rare Changer de parole, d'avis; parler très difficilement. Change one word for another in speaking; speak with difficulty, without being easily understood (Tgr). (Rch)
Marquesas Nane Ton lent, langoureux, chantant Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Rare Dull, stupid; laziness, indolence (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/rare Distort (of a carving pattern) (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Rare/rare Confused in mind (Wms)
Pukapuka Waka/lale/lale Pronounce, utter, often incoherent Problematic (Sby)
Rarotongan Rare Slurred, indistinct, stammering, (of speech); to blurt out (Bse)

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