Protoform: PANA.1A [AN] Release something held under tension, recoil

Description: Release something held under tension, recoil
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*0 >> CE *koo-pana "force out with instrument"
*1 Cf. PN *fana.1 "shoot with bow"
*4 POC *p(w)anaq "bow; to shoot" (LPO I:225).
*5 PAN *panaq "throw something at a target; shoot with bow and arrow" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Pana Shoot (as marbles) (Pki)
Marquesas Pana Sauter, petiller, se relever, battre. Sauter, bondir (Lch). Donner une chiquenaude; flick [Southeast Marquesan Dialect] (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Para/para (Ua Huka, Ua Pou), papara (NKH), panapana (Hiva Oa) (Pluie) rejaillir sur une pierre; (rain) rebound on stones (se dit aussi des chèvres qui bondissent; also used to describe jumping goats) Phonologically Irregular (Chf)
Marquesas Ko/pana (Ua Huka), ʔopana (MQS) Puce, flea (Chf)
Marquesas Pana/pana (MQS) Frétiller, wriggle [of fish] (Chf)
Marquesas Pánna To fillip (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Pana Spring (as of a trap), fillip (Wms)
Nuguria P/pana Inept, clumsy Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvl)
Penrhyn Pana/pana Leap up and down, jump around (Sta)
Penrhyn Pana To open, pry open, force open; clam lever, pry Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sta)
Pukapuka Pana Bounce (Mta)
Tahitian Pana Se servir d'un bâton ou d'un ustensile pour chercher, soulever ou retourner quelque chose Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lmt)
Tahitian Pana The name of an amusement of children; to search or feel for a thing by means of some instrument; to raise up a thing with a lever or bar; to more or turn over with a hand spike; to toss or kick a football Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tuvalu Pana Slingshot; shoot with a sling (Rby)

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