Protoform: LOMI [PN] Squeeze, press down upon, massage

Description: Squeeze, press down upon, massage
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*4 POC *lomi(q) 'press upon' (LPO V:364).
*5 PMP *lemiq "press, knead" (Bst.1970).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Lo/lomi/ Press on, massage (Mfr)
East Uvea Lo/lomi Press upon, massage (Rch)
Easter Island Tau/romi Rub, massage (the body) (Wbr)
Emae Romi/a Push (Cpl)
Hawaiian Lomi Squeeze (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Romi/ ti ua Choke (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Lomi/lomi Massage by squeezing the skin (Lbr)
Luangiua Lomi Squeeze (Smd)
Mangareva Romi/romi Cover, press upon. Couvrir, presser, fouler (se dit surtout d'une personne nageante, d'une embarcation que les vagues poussent et pressent) (Rch)
Mangareva Tau/rumi/rumi Masser Borrowed Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Mangareva Tau/romi Masser, massage. (Chf)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ro/romi To squeeze (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tau/romi Pressing movements in massage (Bck)
Marquesas ʔOmi Squeeze, press upon (Dln)
Marquesas ʔO/ʔomi Ecraser avec la main, peser sur, appuyer sur; presser, imprimer; retenir, empêcher de, maîtriser ses émotions (Lch)
Marquesas Pi/ʔomi Exprimer le pus, squeeze out pus. Ecraser (un pou); crush (louse). (Chf)
Moriori Romi Squeeze (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Romi Squeeze, suffocate, engulf (Wms)
Niue Lomi To print, to type. To press (McE). Suppress (Lws). (Sph)
Penrhyn Romi Squeeze; wash (clothes) with hands (Sta)
Penrhyn Ro/romi Press upon (Sta)
Pukapuka Lo/lomi/ Squeeze, press down (Bge)
Rarotongan Romi Squeeze (Bse)
Rennellese Go/gomi/ Press down, submerge, sink (Ebt)
Rennellese Gomi Press a little (Ebt)
Samoan Lomi Squeeze (Prt)
Samoan Lomi/lomi Style of massage (McP)
Tahitian Romi/romi To hide or conceal from approaching visitors Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tahitian Rumi To press and rub the limbs when weary, or in pain; to wring, as cloth that had been washed Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Takuu L/lomi, romi Press down, plant (taro...), push or hold under water, submerge, drown an animal... (Mle)
Tikopia Romi To bend (something) down, around (Fth)
Tokelau Lomi Massage, knead (Sma)
Tongan Lomi Press v (Cwd)
Tongan Lo/lomi To defer, to press down (Mar)
Tuamotu Romi(Romi) Press down in water (Stn)
Tuvalu Lomi Press upon, massage (Rby)
West Futuna Ta/rom/rómia To be filled with food containing much water Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)
West Uvea Loomi/a Presser (avec la main); écraser; plier, froisser, tordre (le linge) (Hmn)

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