Protoform: TELE.2 [PN] Increase, grow

Description: Increase, grow
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *tere.1

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tele Grandir (Mfr)
Mangareva Tere Etre gras, gonflé. Enflé, enflure; swollen, swelling (Atl). (Rch)
Marquesas Teʔe Grandir (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Te/tere Large, stout, swollen (Wms)
Rarotongan Tere Be in excess, over and above, show a surplus or profit, extra (Bse)
Samoan Tele Large, big, great; much, a great deal of; many, numerous (Prt)
Samoan Faʔa/tele Increase, enlarge; multiply (Prt)
Samoan Ivi tele Both humerus and radius (McP)
Tongan Faka/te/tele To become greater or more severe (of pain or sickness) (Cwd)

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