Protoform: TAA-MATE-A [PN] Kill, extinguish: *ta(a)mate

Description: Kill, extinguish: *ta(a)mate
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ta mate To kill (strike dead); to extinguish something such as a light or fire (Fbg)
East Futuna Tamate Tuer, frapper pour blesser; meurtre (Mfr)
East Uvea Tamate, taamate/ʔi Frapper, battre, assommer, tuer, massacrer (Rch)
Hawaiian Kaa make loa To dash to death, hurl down...; to doom to death (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Taafakamatea Kill Problematic (Clk)
Luangiua Kaia make Kill Problematic (Hbn)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Taamate To kill (Psn)
Niuafoʔou Taamate/ʔi Kill (Tmo)
Niue Taamate To kill, murder, eliminate; delete, erase, put out (Sph)
Penrhyn Taamate To stop [engine] (Sta)
Pukapuka Taamate To put out (fire) (Bge)
Rarotongan Taamate Kill, exterminate, get rid of; extinguish, quench (light, flame, flow of water), turn off (tap, radio), stop (engine running); beat, defeat... (Bse)
Rennellese Tamate To put out, as a light, fire, torch, or stove; to stop, as an engine, radio, or work; to kill (Ebt)
Samoan Tamate To kill, of trees and animals; to cut off all the leaves of a tree (Prt)
Sikaiana Taa ki mate Kill Problematic (Dnr)
Tikopia Tamate Kill, put to death, by extension to hit hard, render insensible by blows; extinguish (e.g. a fire) (Fth)
Tokelau Taamate Kill, slaughter; cross out, erase; eradicate, wipe out, get rid of; (of a light, fire, etc.) put out, turn off... (Sma)
Tongan Taamate/-ʔi To kill; to knock out or defeat (in boxing or wrestling), to stop (a clock or an engine put out or extinguish (a fire or a light).... (Cwd)
Tongan Tamate. Tamaté. Támatéä. To kill by striking. Kill him, kill it. To kill. (Mar)
Tuvalu Tamate To kill, murder, execute; to turn off, shut off (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tamatea Kill, slaughter (Hvn)
West Futuna Tamte-a To extinguish fire (Cpl)
West Uvea Taamate-a Éteindre (feu, lumière), tuer (qn) (Hmn)

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