Protoform: MIO.1A [PN] Turn, twist: *mio(-qi)

Description: Turn, twist: *mio(-qi)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *milo.2a

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mioi Twist something in the hand, wring out; express cream from grated coconut using hibiscus fibre (Fbg)
East Futuna Mioʔi Tordre d'un coup, étrangler (Mfr)
East Futuna Mio Presser, essorer, tordre (Mfr)
East Futuna Ma/mio Tourner en rond (une fois); faire un tour sur soi-même; se tortiller (Mfr)
East Uvea (Mi(o))mio Faire tourner, tordre, prendre des détours (Rch)
East Uvea (Mio)mioʔi Tourner, entortiller (Rch)
Niue Mioi Writhe, move about in a disorderly manner (Sph)
Niue (Mi(o))mio To twist slightly, wring (Sph)
Niue Miko To twist Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Samoan Mio Wander about, go round about (Prt)
Samoan Mioi Act perversely (Prt)
Samoan Mi/mio Be confused, as a current at sea (Prt)
Tikopia Mioi Twist; wring hands, as twisting hibiscus fibre pad with overhand movement to express coconut cream from grated coconut (Fth)
Tokelau Mi/mio Twist, wring, bend (Sma)
Tokelau Ma/mio Warped, bent, askew; sprained, twisted (Sma)
Tongan Mio(ʔi) Twist; distort; to turn (as a tap) (Cwd)
Tongan Ma/mio Twisted; twist or wriggle about; try to wriggle out of one's duty (Cwd)
Tongan Miáw-i Wreathed, serpentine; to twist (Mar)
Tuvalu M/mio Twist, turn, screw; twist fibres to make string (Jsn)
West Uvea Mio/ia Tordre (Hmn)
West Uvea Mioi/a Tordre; hacher (viande) (Hmn)

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