Protoform: TINI.2 [NP] Praise publicly

Description: Praise publicly
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua Keŋi To guess Problematic (Smd)
Nukumanu Tini Name, identify (Trt)
Samoan Tini Shouts of praise on the marriage of a chief to a lady. Kind of traditional poem chanted as a chorus, esp by the chief orator and a party from the bridegroom's village, in honour of the bride. A song sung on the occasion of the marriage of a maanaia to a taaupoou (Macpherson). (Prt)
Sikaiana Tini Choose, select, vote for Problematic (Dnr)
Tahitian Tini To exalt, or make a poor man a chief (Dvs)
Takuu Tini Call out, name, identify, designate (Mle)
Tuamotu Tini To eulogize, glorify (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Sini/a Prophetize, promise, announce (Hvn)

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