Protoform: LOOMAKI.* [PN] Duck or dip under water: *lo(o)maki

Description: Duck or dip under water: *lo(o)maki
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *loma.1 "flood caused by high seas or tides", *lomi 'press down upon'
>> EP *rumaki "inter or immerse something"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Romaki To plant a seedling by first digging a hole for it and placing the plant into the hole... (Fbg)
East Futuna Loomaki Flooded, as by large waves (Bgs)
East Futuna Loomaki Le Déluge (Mfr)
East Uvea Lomaki Enfoncer dans l'eau, tremper dans l'eau (Btn)
Niue Lomoki To dip, submerge, duck (under water) Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Sikaiana Lomaki To push into the ground, as in planting (Dnr)
Tokelau Loomaki Lower into water (of a noose to trap fish) (Sma)
Tongan Loomaki Flood (n,v) (Cwd)
Tongan Loomaki/ʔi Hold a person under water (Cwd)
Tongan Lomagi To drown, to founder (Mar)

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