Protoform: SA-WILI [PN] To blow of the wind; breeze

Description: To blow of the wind; breeze
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *sawini "whistle", XW *wili-gia 'blown by wind'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Taviri To fan a fire Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fbg)
East Futuna Savili Rough (of sea) by wind (Mfr)
East Uvea Havili Brise, vent leger; venter, souffler (Rch)
Fijian Cawiri Spin of itself Problematic (Cpl)
Niuafo Ēou Havili Wind (breeze) (Gry)
Niue Havili Blow softly, gentle breeze (Sph)
Samoan Savili Breeze, blow, windy (Prt)
Tokelau Havili Wind, breeze, air; slip-stream; be windy (Sma)
Tongan Havili Wind, strong breeze (Cwd)
Tongan Havili. Havili-vili. A blast, a gale. A breeze. (Mar)

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