Protoform: KOO-MENE [CE] To contract

Description: To contract
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*0 << PN *mene "shrink, draw back"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
New Zealand Maori Komene Contracted by cold; withered, wrinkled (Wms)
Rarotongan Koomene Contract, draw together, shrink longitudinally (Mka)
Tahitian Omene To double a stiff rope or break a stick Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tahitian Omene/mene To roll up or coil a rope; to make a thing of a roundish shape Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tahitian ʔOomene/mene Arrondi, de forme rebondie, rond Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lmt)
Tuamotu Koomene Telescope together; crush together; contract longitudinally (Stn)

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