Protoform: APU.A [MP] Seize, take, gather

Description: Seize, take, gather
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*5 PMP *Ra(m)but' "snatch away" (Dpf.).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian C/avu/-ta Pull up, eradicate Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian Apu Destroy, ravage, ruin (Pki)
Marquesas ʔApu (MQS), kapu (MQN) Puiser Problematic (Lch)
Marquesas ʔApuʔapu Prendre, saisir (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Apu Gather into the hands, clutch (Wms)
Rarotongan Apu Chase, pursue, harry; strive hard for something, pursue a task vigorously (Bse)
Rennellese Apu To pick, as fruits, as in a basket; to pull (Ebt)
Tuamotu Apu To grip, grasp (Stn)
Tuvalu Apu (in a game of rummy) To gather one's cards from the table... (Jsn)

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