Protoform: NITI [NP] Tight, crowded (Rby): *(n,g)iti

Description: Tight, crowded (Rby): *(n,g)iti
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Ni/niti/ Too tight (of clothes) (Mfr)
Hawaiian Niki To pinch (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Giji Fit, tight, snug (of one thing inside another) (Clk)
Ifira-Mele Taro/nijia Graze, sideswipe, just miss (Clk)
Luangiua ŋiki Close; intensifier (Smd)
Luangiua Haŋ/ŋiki Strangle (Smd)
Luangiua Ha/ŋiki Place together in upright position (Hbn)
Luangiua Haa/ŋiki Approach (Smd)
Marquesas Ni/niti Rabougri, chétif; étroit; fraction d'empan; petit reste d'une chose, rétaille; coudée (Dln)
Marquesas Niti Resserré, étroit, rétréci (Dln)
Marquesas Ne/néte A fractional part of a fathom or span (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Ngi/ngita Fast, firm, secure Problematic (Wms)
Rennellese Niti Tight, crowded, tightly fastened (Ebt)
Sikaiana N/niti/ Crowded, tight, closely packed (Dnr)
Tahitian Niti/niti Niggardly, close-fisted (Dvs)
Takuu N/niti (Of a knot, zip, clam shell, etc.) drawn together tightly; caught in an object whose sides have been drawn tightly together; extremely crowded, jam-packed. (of knot), caught, enmeshed (Mle)
Tikopia Ngiti Tight; firm . Tense (of skin from an insect bite), stuffed (of nose with catarrh) (Drd)
Tikopia Ngi/ngiti Pack tight (Fth)
Tuamotu ŋiŋiti Squeeze, compress, grip tightly; pinch, pinch off (Stn)
West Futuna Ni/giji/a, ni/gitji/a (ANI) To squeeze, pinch (Dty)

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