Protoform: SASA [AN] Beat

Description: Beat
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*4 POC *saja(q) "prepare thatching maerial or begin to thatch a roof" (Grn & Ply).
*5 PMP *d'ald'al "Hacken" (Dpf. 1938).
*5 PMP *sasa(h,q) "cut or collect palm leaves for roofing" (Bst. 1980a:143)
*6 PAN *saksak "hack, chop into pieces" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Sasa Frapper un anfant pour le corriger; attaque (Mfr)
East Uvea Haha Battre, flageller (Btn)
Hawaiian Hoʔo/haahaa/ Beat, pound, harden Problematic (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Saa-ia Hit, beat, thrash (Clk)
Niue Haha Beat, thrash. To beat down (as bush) (Lws). (Sph)
Niue Haha/haha To knock off, beat down (Sph)
Nuguria Sa/i/sa/i Punish (Ray)
Nukumanu Ssaa Break in (house); dig (winepress) (Trt)
Penrhyn Sasa Beat, thrash (Rmn)
Rennellese Sasa Slash grass (Ebt)
Rotuman Haha/i Beat, flog Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Sasa Beat, thrash (Prt)
Tikopia Sasa Beat with a stick, slash with a rope; flick (Fth)
Tongan Haha Beat, thrash, knock down fruit with stick (Cwd)
West Futuna Sasa/nuSieifo (WFU) To knock down coconuts, oranges, etec. from branches (Cpl)
West Uvea Saa, saa ina Throw to the ground, knock down (Hmn)

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