Protoform: MA-SEMO [TA] Slip out; miscarry

Description: Slip out; miscarry
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

*0 << CE *semo "weak, exhausted, separated, gone, disappeared"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Rarotongan Maʔemo Sink down out of sight, go down (of the sun); fall prematurely, miscarry (of foetus) (Bse)
Tahitian Mahemo Glisser des mains, filer entre les doigts, partir hors d'atteinte. To slip out, as a handle from a tool; to pass, as time; to fall behind; the thing that slips off; an abortive (Dvs). (Lmt)
Tuamotu Mahemo To come out or off; to slip out or off; of itself, without an active agency; to miscarry; to be uprooted, to come out or away (Stn)
Tuamotu Maahemo To be born prematurely, but alive (Stn)

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