Protoform: SEGI.B [PN] Dazzled; having impaired vision

Description: Dazzled; having impaired vision
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua Alemaka seŋi Blind (Smd)
Niue Hegi To swing a torch about (e.g. in hunting for crabs) (Sph)
Niue Hegi/hegi To dazzle; to hunt for land crabs at night with torches (Sph)
Niue Faka/hegi/hegi To squint, strain one's eyes (Sph)
Niue Hegi/a To be dazzled (Sph)
Nukumanu S/seni Blind (Trt)
Sikaiana S/seni Going blind, able to see shapes but not recognize specific faces (Dnr)
Takuu S/seni Dim, indistinct, almost dark or blind (Mle)
Tikopia Sengi Blind; failing in sight (Fth)
Tikopia Faka/sengi Glare (Fth)
Tokelau Hegi/a Shocked, startled; have a sudden fright Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sma)
Tokelau Henga/ia (Of eyes) be dazzled, be blinded Phonologically Irregular (Sma)
Tuvalu Hegi Dazzled, dazed, crazy, stupid, foolish (Rby)

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