Protoform: TO-TOLO [PN] Crawl on hands and knees

Description: Crawl on hands and knees
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 < PN *tolo.2

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Totoro To crawl (Fbg)
East Futuna Totolo Marcher à quatre pattes (Mfr)
East Uvea Totolo Se traîner, marcher à quatre pattes (en parlant des petits enfants), ramper (Rch)
Easter Island Totoro Gatear; ir de cuatro patas (Fts)
Emae Totoro Crawl (e.g. baby, lizard, snake, snail, crab); walk on hands and knees, drag oneself, creep. Marcher en crabe (walk sideways) (Rve). (Clk)
Hawaiian (Ko)kolo Creep, crawl (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Ttoro Crawl on all fours (as babies, insects, reptiles) (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Tolo To crawl, to creep (Lbr)
Luangiua Kokolo Crawl (Smd)
Mangareva Totoro Ramper sur les genoux et sur les mains. Se déplacer en rampant; crawl (Atl). (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Totoro Crawl (Krk)
Marquesas Totoko (MQN), totoʔo (MQS) Ramper comme les chenilles; marcher sur les genoux et les mains comme les enfants; marcher en s'aidant d'un bâton comme les vieillards (Lch)
Moriori (To)toro Crawl (Dtn)
New Zealand Maori Totoro Creep, crawl (Wms)
Niue Totolo To crawl (of people and animals) (Sph)
Nuguria Ttoro Crawl, creep (Dvl)
Nukuoro Tolo Crawl (Crl)
Penrhyn Totoro Crawl, creep (Sta)
Pukapuka Totolo Crawl, creep, slither, skim along the ground (of a thrown spear) (Bge)
Rarotongan Totoro Crawl, creep (Bse)
Rennellese (To)togo To crawl (said of shells and fighters) (Ebt)
Samoan Totolo Crawl, creep; move along in a crouching or stooping posture (out of respect for the distinguished company present) (Mnr)
Samoan Sosolo Spread (ex. plant); creep, crawl (exx. reptiles, worms) Phonologically Irregular (Mnr)
Tahitian Totoro To creep, or move slowly; to trace, by following a track, to trace a stalk or vine to the rest of the plant (Dvs)
Takuu Ttoro (of a child, crab, etc.) Crawl, creep; (of a snake) slither; (of grasses or weeds) overgrow a location (Mle)
Tikopia Totoro Crawl; commonly used for progression across traditional Tikopia house , normally on hands and knees (Fth)
Tokelau Totolo Crawl, move along on hands and knees; (of plants) climb, creep (Sma)
Tongan Totolo To creep or crawl on all fours; to grovel or "crawl" to a person; to go or come stealthily...; (of plants) to creep, trail or climb; to spread or extend gradually (Cwd)
Tongan Totolo To crawl, to grovel (Mar)
Tuamotu Totoro To crawl, creep (as a rat, turtle, sea slug) (Stn)
Tuvalu Totolo [in Eng-Tuv] Creep (of insect) (Rby)
Tuvalu Ttolo To crawl (Jsn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tholo Creep, crawl (Hnh)
West Futuna Xtoro To crawl (Cpl)
West Uvea Totolo (Bébés) marcher à quatre pattes; (plantes, serpents) ramper; (insectes) marcher [Heo Dialect] (Hmn)

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