Protoform: PII.2A [MP] Sprinkle water; spurt, squirt

Description: Sprinkle water; spurt, squirt
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> TA *pa-pii
*1 Cf. PN *pisi.1 "splash etc."
*5 PMP *pirpir (Dpf); *bisbis "sprinkle water on something"; *bicik "splash, spatter, splatter" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Pi/pii/ Spurt forth (Bgs)
East Uvea Pii(pii) Throw water over (Rch)
East Uvea Pii/ʔi Arroser, projeter de l'eau sur (Rch)
Easter Island Pipi To irrigate, sprinkle, water (Fts)
Easter Island Pii/pii Sprinkle (Fts)
Easter Island Pii Sow (v.) (Wbr)
Hawaiian Pii(pii) Sprinkle water (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Bii/a Splash v (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Bii/bii Diarrhoea which escapes without one realizing it (as caused by eating oily fish) (Lbr)
Luangiua Pi/aa To spray (Smd)
Mangareva Pii Throw water over (I); (Rch)
Marquesas Pi/pi (MQS) Parfumer (Lch)
Marquesas Pii Spurt forth (Mtu)
Marquesas Pi/pi. Piipii (I) Sprinkle water. Jaillir, se répandre. Arroser (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Pii/hiti Squirt (as a hole spouting, a fountain) (I) (Dln)
Marquesas Pipi Jailler, se répandre (Dln)
Marquesas Pi/hiti Rejaillir (sang) (Dln)
Marquesas Pi/hau Arroser, asperger. Pleuvoir en oblique; slanting rain [Northwest Marquesan Dialect] (Atl). (Lch)
Marquesas Kahóu pe/pé Oiled cloth (Crk)
Marquesas Pee aye, to, to Bloody flux (Rbs)
Marquesas Pi/éé Diarrhée (Dln)
Marquesas Beʔzhow To sprinkle (Rbs)
Moriori Pi(a) Diarrhoea (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Piipii Bathe with water, smear with oil (Wms)
Niue Pii(pii) Sprinkle (liquid) (Sph)
Nukuoro Pii/a Get wet (Crl)
Nukuoro Bii Ejaculate; semen (Crl)
Penrhyn Pii Sprinkle, spray, perfume (Sta)
Pukapuka Pii Sprinkle, spray ; ooze, leak, flow . Sprinkle, spray, squirt (Sby)
Pukapuka Taa/pii Splash, sprinkle (Bge)
Rarotongan Pii Splash, spray, sprinkle (Bse)
Rennellese Pii To spurt (of water from a coconut after piercing); to piss (Ebt)
Samoan Pii Make water (esp. of children) (Prt)
Tahitian Pi/pi To sprinkle with water, or other liquid (Dvs)
Tahitian Pii(pii) Arroser, asperger (Lmt)
Tongan Pii Throw water over (Cwd)
Tuamotu Pii(pii) Sprinkle water (Stn)
Tuvalu Pii Spurt forth; urinate (Rby)

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