Protoform: FOTA.1A [PN] Squeeze

Description: Squeeze
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Fota Palper, frotter avec les mains (Rch)
Emae Fota/ia Squeeze (Cpl)
Hawaiian Hoka Squeeze, strain (as kava or liquids through fibres); disappointed, thwarted, baffled (Pki)
Mangareva Tu/ʔota Etre empressé, qui ne souffre pas de délai Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Marquesas Hota Clarifier le kava (Dln)
Marquesas Hota/hota (of popoi) Mal préparée, pleine de petits morceaux de fruits à pain non écrasés Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lch)
Marquesas Huto/huto (of popoi) Plain de nodosités Problematic (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Hota Press on (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Hotahota Urge on, hasten (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Hohota Persist (Wms)
Niue Fo/fota Squeeze, throttle, press (Sph)
Niue Fota/fota To press repeatedly, massage (Sph)
Pukapuka Wota Be grounded on, to strike against (of a canoe); to lie on (of lovers); wota te manava, to pierce the heart; to be heart-breaking Problematic (Bge)
Tongan Fota Massage by squeezing (Cwd)
Tongan Fota The ceremony of pressing a chief's foot upon the belly of a person taboo'd; also, their method of compressing the skin to relieve pain (Mar)

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