Protoform: VILI.2 [XW] Draw lots, decide by lot

Description: Draw lots, decide by lot
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XW: West Polynesia (TON,NIU,EUV,EFU,SAM,TOK,TUV,NFO)

*1 Cf. PN *wili.1a 'spin, spinning top'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Niue Vili To vote, to cast lots; to elect to make a special visit (Sph)
Samoan Vili The name of a game hazard; applied to lots (Prt)
Tokelau Vili Lot (for deciding something by chance); lottery (Sma)
Tuvalu Vili Dice; lot for deciding something (Jsn)

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