Protoform: KAMO.2 [NP] Steal; approach or take by stealth

Description: Steal; approach or take by stealth
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Ifira-Mele Kaamo/a Pick up, carry, hold (Clk)
Mangareva Kamo To steal (Buck 1938:227). Voler; voleur (Rch). (Bck)
Marquesas Kamo Voler, voleur. Vol, rapine, enlèvement (Lch). Steal (Mtu). (Dln)
Sikaiana K/kamo To steal (figurative) (Dnr)
Tuvalu Kamo Hunt birds by stealth; grab quickly, not necessarily steal... (Bsr)
Tuvalu Kamo Steal, take secretly (Jsn)
West Futuna Va/kem/kemu-a Steal little by little or one by one Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
West Futuna (H)kemu Sneak (up on), creep (away) Phonologically Irregular (Dty)
West Futuna Kem/kemu S'approcher sans fair du bruit; attraper (Rve)

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