Protoform: KAMO.1 [PN] Beckon; make sign with hand or eye

Description: Beckon; make sign with hand or eye
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*4 POC *kamo(t)(-i) 'signal with the hand, beckon (with the palm upward' (LPO V:463).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kamo(kamo) Beckon (Bgs)
East Futuna Kamo Toucher du doigt (Mfr)
East Uvea Kamo(kamo) Appeler par signe (Btn)
Moriori Kamo Wink. Beckon, wave to (Wms). (Dtn)
Moriori Kemo Eye-lash (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kamo Wink; eyelash, eyelid (Wms)
Penrhyn Kamo Wink; agree (Sta)
Pukapuka Kemo Wink, blink once (Sby)
Pukapuka Kemo/tia Signal with eyes (Sby)
Rarotongan Kamo Blink, beckon, make a sign with the hand (Bse)
Rennellese Kamo Beckon with downward flap of hand (Ebt)
Sikaiana K/kamo To press down one's finger, as pressing down on a fly (Dnr)
Tikopia Kamo Wink, make signs with hand or eye (Fth)
Tongan Kamo Beckon or make signs with eye or hand (Cwd)
Tongan Camo To give the wink; to hint by nodding the head (Mar)
Tuvalu Kamo/kamo Quick movements of the hand (e.g. tap rapidly; turn hand rapidly as in knuckle-bones; a brief, sly wave) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Va/khamo Flash, lighten Problematic (Hvn)

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