Protoform: TAA-WILI [PN] Rotate, spin, whirl

Description: Rotate, spin, whirl
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *wili.1a "twist, turn"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Taaviri Turn (vi) (Fts)
Easter Island Taviri Key (Wbr)
Easter Island Haka taviri Turn over (round objects) (Wbr)
Emae Viri/viri Quick, hurry (Clk)
Emae Taa/vili/sia Unwind (line), whirl (one's arms) Phonologically Irregular (Rve)
Hawaiian Kaawili To mix ingredients, drugs, medicine (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Tavivi Whirlwind Problematic (Clk)
Mangareva Taviri Coil, twist (said of climbing plants) (Tgr)
Mangareva Taaviri S'entortiller, s'enlacer comme les lianes; fermer une porte à clef; clef (Rch)
Marquesas Taviʔi Se tordre, se tortiller, se balancer en se tortillant (en parlant d'un objet, de fruits etc.) (Dln)
Marquesas Tuviʔi Enrouler, rouler, corder, envelopper Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
Marquesas Taviʔi/viʔi Se balancer (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Taawiri Tremble, shake (Wms)
Niue Tavili Grind (McE)
Niue Tavilivili Spin, whirl, rotate (McE)
Penrhyn Takaviri Roll, twist; sprain, dislocate; come off (flesh of cooked fish) Problematic (Sta)
Penrhyn Taaviri Wring, squeeze and strain Problematic (Sta)
Rapa Taviri To vigorously aerate popoi with a resounding "whump"... Uncertain Semantic Connection (MCl)
Rarotongan Taviri Turn, stir, twirl; key, screwdriver (Bse)
Tahitian Taaviri Tordre; tourner, virer, pivoter, moudre; rouler, faire une roulade, enrouler, dérouler; rouler, les gens, raconter des boniments; clef, fermer à clé, ouvrir, remonter un réveil; jouer à la loterie (Lmt)
Tahitian Taviri To turn or twist, as in rope making; to turn a key, to lock or unlock (Dvs)
Tahitian Taviri/viri To turn and twis oneself repeatedly; to have twisting pains in the bowels; to turn a thing round and round; a turned thing, as puaa-taviriviri, a turned pig, that is a roasted pig (Dvs)
Tokelau Tavili Drill holes (Sma)
Tokelau Taavili Rotate, spin (Sma)
Tokelau Tavili/vili Run about Problematic (Sma)
Tongan Taavili/vili Spin, whirl, rotate; wag (tail) (Cwd)
Tupuaki Taviri/raa Initial or final corner of mat (Atn)
West Futuna Taaviri/viri Be eager Problematic (Dty)

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