Protoform: QOSO [PN] Rush, dart, charge, pounce on

Description: Rush, dart, charge, pounce on
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf, SO *oso "overflow"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna ʔOso To dart, move suddenly (Bgs)
East Uvea ʔOho Se precipiter sur, venir subittement (Btn)
Easter Island Oho Go; go away, depart. Go away, leave, get away, walk (Fts). (Wbr)
Luangiua ʔOso Stop person from falling (Smd)
Marquesas Oho Sortir de la case avec precipitation et avec grand bruit (Dln)
Moriori E/oho Plunder (Shd)
Niue Oho To rush, jump at (Sph)
Pukapuka Oyo Spring forward, appear suddenly or unxexpectedly > (Sby)
Rennellese ʔOso-hia Touch, take hold of, reach for, grab; to kill (Ebt)
Samoan Oso Jump, hop, spring, rush, dash; (of sun, etc.) rise (Prt)
Sikaiana Oso To grab someone; to be startled (Dnr)
Sikaiana Oso/oso talatala To constantly interrupt speech (Dnr)
Takuu Oso Jump from being startled, surprised or frightened; jump the gun (start too quickly) (Mle)
Tikopia Oso Press on, as in working hard, rushing on food, prey, etc. (Fth)
Tokelau Oho Jump; hop; rush upon; interrupt (in conversation); (of water) overflow; (of sun, moon and stars) rise; (metaphorically, of feelings, illness, etc.) arise, flare up, occur (Sma)
Tongan ʔOho Dash, rush, dart (Cwd)
Tuvalu Oso Spring up, pounce, charge (Rby)

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