Protoform: PATA.4 [TA] Fillip, flick with fingers

Description: Fillip, flick with fingers
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Here/pata Sling (Wbr)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pata/pata To crack the fingers (Sve)
Marquesas Pata (i te ʔama) Moucher (la chandelle) (Dln)
Marquesas Pata Battre, taper [pouls]; allumer la lumière (Lch)
Marquesas Pata Sauter, bondir (pour les puces, crabes, &c.); se redresser, faire ressort (branches d'arbres) (Dln)
Marquesas Pata (MQN) Donner une chiquenaude; flick (Chf)
Marquesas Pátta To break off the snuff from candle nuts; to snuff (Crk)
Penrhyn Pata Marble game; to play marbles; shoot at; catapult (Sta)
Pukapuka Pata Flick a marble, tap with finger (Sby)
Rarotongan Pata-a, -ʔia Flick, fillip, tap (with finger) (Bse)
Tahitian Pata To strike, as the insect pata does with its tail; to snap with the finger and thumb upon any thing; to strike smartly with the finger (Dvs)
Tahitian Pata Pichenette, chiquenaude; donner une chiquenaude; lance-pierres; trébuchet pour attraper les oiseaux... (Lmt)
Tuamotu Pata Strike, tap, fillip with the finger (Stn)

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