Protoform: LAWE.2B [PN] Take, lay hold of

Description: Take, lay hold of
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*4 POC *lawe 'take hold of' (LPO V:466).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Lave Atteindre, reussir (Gzl)
Easter Island Rave/ʔa Idea, notion; way, manner (of doing something) Borrowed Uncertain Semantic Connection (Wbr)
Hawaiian Lawe Take, accept, carry, bring (Pki)
Luangiua (U)lave Find (Smd)
Mangareva Rave Prendre; mordre, percer (ne se dit que des outils). To take, to acquire possession; to pierce, to bite (said of good tools) (Tgr). (Jnu)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rave/nga Attempt; device, means (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Lave Do (Osn)
Marquesas Ave/a Abondance, à foison Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Ra/rawe/ Clasp tightly (Wms)
Niue Lave/aki To help, assist, save Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Niue Lave Wear or use temporarily (Sph)
Nuguria Lave Find (Dvl)
Nukumanu Lave (pl. llave) (pass. laavea ria) Find (Trt)
Penrhyn Rave Take, have, adopt, prepare; catch (n) (Sta)
Pukapuka Lave Take hold of (Sby)
Rapa Rave To take (Grn)
Rarotongan Rave Take, lay hold of; do, perform, act in a certain way; take place (of event) (Bse)
Samoan Laave/a Apply (to), concern, affect (Prt)
Samoan Lave/ia Be attained, achieved (Prt)
Sikaiana Lave To have met a person, to have lived when another lived or to have seen an event (Dnr)
Tahitian Rave Prendre, faire pour quelques actions (chasse, travail) (Lmt)
Tongan Lave To touch, have contact with, deal with, affect; help or give a hand (Cwd)
Tuamotu Rave Take, take hold of, grasp, snatch (Stn)
Tupuaki Rave Seize (Atn)
West Uvea Lave Travail (Hmn)

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