Protoform: ROTU.1 [TA] Spell, charm

Description: Spell, charm
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

*0 << PN *lotu.1 "pray"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Rotu To cast lots (Kvt)
Kapingamarangi Hei/rot Cult house (Eilers 1934) Problematic (???)
Moriori Rotu Lulled (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Rotu Spell for putting persons into deep sleep (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Rotu/ moana Spell for making sea calm (Wms)
Tahitian Rotu An expression used in a certain idolatrous prayer (Dvs)
Tuamotu Rotu Render sea calm by a spell (Stn)

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