Protoform: SUU.3 [XW] Ask for mercy, pardon; make supplication

Description: Ask for mercy, pardon; make supplication
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XW: West Polynesia (TON,NIU,EUV,EFU,SAM,TOK,TUV,NFO)

*1 Cf. TO *huu 'ask'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Suu Prier, supplier; faire une supplique; amende honorable; demander pardon; s'abaisser, s'humilier (Rch)
East Uvea Huu Demander pardon, présenter une supplique, s'humilier (Rch)
Niue Hu/feilo To bow down, to kneel in reverence; to surrender; to sue for peace (Tgr)
Niue Huu/lalo To beg for mercy, to seek forgiveness (Sph)
Tongan Hoo To pray, to entreat, to be submissive (Mar)
Tongan Huu To sue for mercy, apologize and ask for pardon; make supplication; pray, worship (Cwd)

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