Protoform: WILI.2 [PN] Compete, persist

Description: Compete, persist
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Vili(vili) Zèle, diligence (Rch)
Luangiua Vili Talking too much, showing off (Smd)
Marquesas Te/viʔi Envieux, jaloux (Lch)
Pukapuka Waka/vi/vili To have mind set on something or someone; to attract or fascinate (one of the opposite sex) (Bge)
Samoan Vili To desire earnestly (Prt)
Tahitian Viri The front rank of an army Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tokelau Vili Strive, endeavour, aim for (Sma)
Tongan Vili Persevere, persist, tenacious (Cwd)

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