Protoform: QAMIO [PN] Variable (of direction of motion)

Description: Variable (of direction of motion)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *mio 'turn, twist', EC *mio-mio "whirlpool"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna ʔAmio Variable (of direction of motion) , tortueux, en zigzag (Bgs)
East Uvea ʔAamio Tortueux, en zigzag (Rch)
Hawaiian Amio Pass in and out (Pki)
Mangareva Amio (_matagi) Vent qui vient de tous les cotés, qui souffle par saccades (Rch)
Marquesas Amio Rechercher, poursuivre (Dln)
Moriori Amimio Giddy (Shd)
Moriori Pokai/amio Encircle (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Amio Roam, go round about, circle round (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Aamio/mio Turn round and round (Wms)
Raʔivavae A/amio To contract and expand gently; said of the vaginal muscles (Stn)
Raʔivavae A/amio/mio To move gently back and forth; as the strands of the cat's cradle in the figure called 'Utaami (Stn)
Rarotongan Amio Whirl, turn round rapidly (Bse)
Samoan Aamio/mio Go about (Prt)
Samoan Aamio Conduct, behaviour; habits, ways Problematic (Prt)
Tahitian Amio Unsettled, changeable (Dvs)
Tokelau Aamio Manners, ways, actions; behave, conduct oneself Problematic (Sma)
Tongan Fakaʔaa/ʔaamio/ Twisted, wriggle out of something (Cwd)
Tuamotu Aamio Contract and expand gently (Stn)

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