Protoform: KA-PISI [NO] Strike; occur, happen

Description: Strike; occur, happen
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NO: NO

*1 Cf. PN *pisi.3 'strike, affect'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Nukumanu Kapihi Happen (Trt)
Rennellese Pisi Hit, strike; burst with a sound as rocks in hot fire; break; band; explode; crack, as thunder (Ebt)
Rennellese Ha/kapisi Hit, beat (Ebt)
Sikaiana Kapihi To make a crashing sound, have an impact, strike; used to signal that something dramatic is about to happen in narrative (Dnr)
Takuu Kapisi Explode (Hwd)
Takuu Kappisi Shoot something (with a gun); explode (Mle)

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