Protoform: QUMITI [CP] Hungry for fish or meat

Description: Hungry for fish or meat
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*2 PCP *xujim(ai), *xumij(ai) "crave fish or seafood", PFJ *kusima (Gty. 1991).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea ʔUmisi Envie de manger des poissons (Btn)
Manihiki-Rakahanga H/umiti Hunger or craving for fish Phonologically Irregular (Sve)
Marquesas A/umiti Regretter son pays, pleurer un ami, avoir la nostalgie, s'ennuyer Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lch)
Marquesas Miti/tai (Ua Pou) Désirer du poisson pour accompagner la popoi (Lch)
Niue Umiti To crave (for sea food) (Sph)
Nukuoro Umidi Hungry for fish or meat (Crl)
Pukapuka Umiti Long for, desire greatly (Bge)
Rennellese ʔUmiti Crave flesh foods (Ebt)
Sikaiana (Kili)umiti To be hungry for fish or some meat (Dnr)
Takuu Kur/umiti Crave, long for (a food) (Mle)
Tokelau Umiti Crave for a particular food, particularly fish (Sma)
Tongan ʔUmisi Crave for seafood (Cwd)
Tuvalu Umiti Craving for fish in times of scarcity (Rby)

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