Protoform: VELE [TO] Avid, eager, greedy: *vele(vele)

Description: Avid, eager, greedy: *vele(vele)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TO: TO
Notes:

*1 Cf. NP *wala.1

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea (Ve(le))vele D├ęsirer, souhaiter, avoir envie de Borrowed (Rch)
Niue Velevele To be in desperate need of something (Sph)
Niue Velevele/mena Covetous, greedy (Sph)
Tongan Vele To tempt or entice, to do something tempting or enticing (Cwd)
Tongan Veelevele To be anxious (to do or get something), avid, eager, agog (Cwd)
Tongan Vevele To be unable to restrain one's eagerness, to be over-eager (Cwd)

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