Protoform: RIRE [CE] Fair, bright, light-coloured; beautiful

Description: Fair, bright, light-coloured; beautiful
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Lile Bright, shiny, dazzling, sparkling (Pki)
Mangareva Rire Accueillir cordialement, faire bon accueil Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Marquesas Ié/ié Orgueilleux; élégant, gracieux Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dln)
Marquesas Tava/íé, tava/rire Net, propre, blanc, clair (Dln)
Marquesas Tàvíeei White, fair (Crk)
Marquesas Ka/ʔiʔe Fier, orgueilleux, fanfaron...vantard, pédant, prétentieux, hautain (Dln)
Marquesas Interjection de mépris, pour se moquer, faire honte... Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dln)
Marquesas Yai A term of mockery (Crk)
Marquesas Po/riri/riri Brasiller Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Marquesas Boʔril e, ril e Glittering (Rbs)
New Zealand Maori Rire/rire Adjective used to intensify words indicating beauty (Wms)
Tahitian Rire The yellow vi-apple; to be in a state of fear Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tahitian Rire/rire Beau, agréable (Aca)
Tuamotu Riire To be perfect, unblemished, splendid...bright, shining... (Stn)

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