Protoform: PASU.1A [CP] To pound, thump v.t

Description: To pound, thump v.t
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*3 PCP *(v,b)asu "a drum; to drum, thump" (LPO I:105,273).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Vacu-ka Punch, pound with fist (Cpl)
Fijian Basu-ka Break off, break or force open (Cpl)
Hawaiian Pahu Push, shove, hurt (Pki)
Niue Pahu Bang, stamp, dash down. Stamp, slam; to fish by a method involving tapping parts of the canoe (Sph). (McE)
Penrhyn Pahu To beat Problematic (Sta)
Tahitian Pahu Thumping blow (???)
Tongan Pahu Thump v.t. (Cwd)
Tuamotu Pahu Thump (Stn)
Waya Basu-ka Be broken; bust, break open etc. (Ply)

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