Protoform: WALI.1 [OC] To paint or smear on

Description: To paint or smear on
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*4 PO *wali "to paint; smear or rub on" (ACD). [Based on CP + Nakanai]

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Valivali To anoint oneself with tumeric (Mfr)
East Uvea Vali Vernir, peindre, enduire (Btn)
Fijian Wali To anoint (Cpl)
Niue Vali To paint; smear, spread something onto a surface. Whitewash (McE). (Sph)
Nuguria Vari Malen (Ths)
Pukapuka Vali(vali) To rub with oil (Bge)
Samoan Vali Cosmetics, to paint, to plaster (Prt)
Tokelau Vali Paint, to paint (Sma)
Tongan Vali To paint or smear (Cwd)
Tuvalu Vali Paint, to paint (Rby)

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