Protoform: PISI.3 [PN] To affect, strike (as a disease)

Description: To affect, strike (as a disease)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Pisi Take hold of something (Bgs)
East Uvea Pihi Etre atteint par une chose jaillissante ou contagieuse (Btn)
Fijian Bisi Pitch or throw a thing but not throw it away Problematic (Cpl)
Luangiua Pihi Shoot (Smd)
Nukumanu Ka/pihi (pl. kapipihi) Happen Uncertain Semantic Connection (Trt)
Pukapuka Pii/a To be affected from a type of disease (Sby)
Rennellese Pisi To hit, strike; to burst with a sound, as rocks in a hot fire; to break, as a boil; to bang, as a gun; to explode; to crack, as thunder (Ebt)
Samoan Pisi Be contagious, infectious (Prt)
Sikaiana Ka/pihi Make a crashing sound, have an impact, strike (Dnr)
Takuu Haka/p/pisi Shoot (e.g. a gun, snap the fingers, tap a coconut to check its contents (Mle)
Tongan Pihi/a To be infected with a disease (Cwd)
Tongan Bihi/a Contagious (Mar)
Tuvalu Pihi Spread (of a disease) ; infect someone with illness (Rby)

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