Protoform: PATI.1 [PN] Clap

Description: Clap
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Marquesas Pati/ke, piti/ke Battre des mains en chantant; frapper en cadence deux morceaux de bois pour accompagner un chant; battre le briquet (Dln)
Marquesas Biddek√°i To clap the hands, held flat, intermediately between the strokes with hollow hands, called *butu* (Crk)
Niue Pati To clap; to slap (Sph)
Rennellese Huaa pati Song sung slowly with a little clapping (Ebt)
Samoan Pati To clap hands; to smite the hands together, a sign of grief on receiving bad news; also in wonder and joy (Prt)
Tokelau Pati Clapping, cheer, applause; to clap (Sma)
Tongan Pasi(pasi) To clap, to applaud by clapping (Cwd)
Tongan Pachi To clap the hands (Mar)
Tuvalu Pati/pati Clap; clapping (Rby)

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