Protoform: PEQE-SI.A [PN] Throw down, beat down, fall on

Description: Throw down, beat down, fall on
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PNP *peqei

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Peʔesi Jeter, rejeter (Gzl)
East Uvea Peʔehi Jeter a terre avec force . Borrowed (Btn)
Hawaiian Pe/pehi To beat, strike, pound, kill (Pki)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pehi ki te toka Killed with stones (Bck)
Marquesas Pehi Frapper, battre, tuer en frappant, exterminer, massacrer, assommer (Dln)
Marquesas Páihhe, pai/páihhe To beat severely or mortally (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Peehi-a Press, weigh down (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Pehi/pehi Waylay; ambuscade (Wms)
Niue Peehi Fall on, press upon, lean against. To press, push down (Sph). (McE)
Nukumanu Pehi/pehi Buffeted by waves (Trt)
Rennellese Peʔe/peʔe/ina Break (as a canoe) (Ebt)
Rennellese Peʔesi/a Broken, cracked (Ebt)
Samoan Pe/i Break coconuts (Prt)
Samoan Pesi Dash down on the ground; come with force, as a storm, an epidemic (Prt)
Samoan Peesi-a Rage (of epidemic, storm) (Prt)
Tahitian Pe/pehi To bruise; but in some of the dialects to kill (Dvs)
Tokelau Peehi/a Affected by epidemic, hit by a storm (Sma)
Tongan Peʔehi Throw or bump down so as to soften (Cwd)
Tuamotu Pehi/ia Beaten down, crushed, pelted (as with blows or stones) (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pei-a Be pressed down, press down (Hvn)

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