Protoform: SAMA.2 [FJ] Rub oil or turmeric on body

Description: Rub oil or turmeric on body
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic
Notes:

*1 Cf SO *ama "turmeric used as a cosmetic and sun-screen"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Sama Rub with the hands; anoint (Cpl)
Nuguria Sama/sama Gelb Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ths)
Samoan Sama Colour the skin with turmeric ; turmeric powder mixed with oil and used as a remedy for scabies (Prt)
Tokelau Hama Shine one's body by rubbing coconut oil on (Sma)

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