Protoform: SAMU-TI.1 [PN] Snatch

Description: Snatch
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Faka/samu/ Take something without asking (Bgs)
East Futuna Samu/ti Take something by force (Bgs)
Fijian Samu/ta Strike, beat, kill (Cpl)
Niue Hamu-ti To snatch. Snatch, pluck out (McE). (Sph)
Rennellese Samu Jerk, yank, snatch; dodge, duck (Ebt)
Rotuman Samu Behave insolently or abusively (Cwd)
Rotuman Samuti Jerk, tug or snatch, suddenly or violently Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Samu/ti To eat (a jocular term) Problematic (Prt)
Tahitian Hamu Gluttonous (Dvs)
Tikopia Samu-tia Pick out, pluck (fastidiously); (Fth)
Tokelau Hamu Snatch, pull, jerk, tug (Sma)
Tongan Hamu Snatch, take by force; twitch, jerk, have convulsions; spasm (Cwd)
Tongan Hamusi Snatch, take by force (Cwd)
Tongan Amoochi, hamoochi To snatch, to pluck (Mar)
Tongan Hamoochi/a To grudge, to envy (used only with first person, singular or plural) (Mar)
West Futuna Samu-jia To land a fish; to catch people (Dty)

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