Protoform: LEMO.2 [NP] To slip

Description: To slip
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *mole.2 'smooth'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Remo To drop an object; for an object to fall (Fbg)
Kapingamarangi Lemu To slip out, e.g. from inside something (Lbr)
Marquesas Pe/ʔemo, pa/ʔemo/ʔemo Glissant, glisser (Dln)
Marquesas Pai/émmo Slippery (Crk)
Marquesas Da aim hu To plaister a wall (Rbs)
Marquesas Ta/émo, pa/emo Enduire avec du mortier de terre. Enduire de terre grasse, luter (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Pa/remo, paa/remo/remo Slip, slippery (Wms)
Pukapuka Lemo/yi Delicious, good tasting Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bge)
Pukapuka Lemo/yia Oily, slippery, hence pleasant tasting (Sby)
Tikopia Lemo To slip, slippery Phonologically Irregular (Fth)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lemo, lemu Slippery (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ta/lemo Slip (vi) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hua/lemo/lemo-ina Polish; be polished (Hvn)

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