Protoform: SISIFO [MP] West

Description: West
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*4 POC *sisib.1 (Mke. 1961).
*4 POC *sisi(p) "go down, to land, earthquake, west" (Gce).
*5 PMP *t'ibt'ib "slide off" (Dpf).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Sisifo Western end of Futuna; a house-site name in Tavai (Bgs)
East Uvea Hihifo Western district of the island (Rch)
Luangiua Sisiʔo West Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Niuafoʔou Hihifo West (Tmo)
Niue Hifo Go westwards Problematic (McE)
Samoan Sisifo West (Prt)
Tokelau Hihifo West (Sma)
Tongan Hihifo West (Cwd)
Tongan Hihifo That end of an island which is towards the south; if the island should lie east and west, that end which is towards the west (Mar)

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