Protoform: TAAQOFI [PN] Hold back, restrain

Description: Hold back, restrain
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 ? Cf. PN *ofi 'near'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Taofi Arrêter, retenir, tenir bon (Gzl)
East Uvea Taofi Arrêter, retenir, empêcher (Btn)
East Uvea Taaʔofi Arrêter, retenir, empêcher, modérer, reprimer (Rch)
Hawaiian Kaaohi Hold back, restrain (Pki)
Luangiua Kaaohi Touch Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Mangareva Taoʔi Soigner, préparer; soin, attention, préservation; personne qui assiste à préparer un mort pour les funérailles Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Mangareva Taohi Preserve, take care of; foster, guard. Soigner, préparer; personne qui assiste à préparer un mort pour les funérailles; soin, attention; observer, remarquer; pratiquer des préceptes (au sens moral) (Rch). (Tgr)
Marquesas Taaohi Catch (I). Saisir, prendre, toucher; chercher à s'accrocher, à se retenir à; retenir, refuser de rendre (Dln)
Marquesas Toúhwe To lay hold of (Crk)
Marquesas Maóhi (MQS) Toucher, saisir, prendre avec la main, retenir; adopter Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Taawhi Hold back (Wms)
Niue Taofi To hold back, restrain; to be stopped by someone or something (Sph)
Nuguria Tau Hold (Ray)
Nuguria Taufi Halten (Ths)
Nuguria Taufi/ki mau Halte fest! (Ths)
Nuguria Taaohi (sg.obj.), taa/taohi (pl.obj.) (pass. taohi/a) Grab (grasp), seize, catch, hold; hold (a canoe while paddling) (Dvl)
Nukumanu T/taohi Lift up; reach (place); touch, grab (Trt)
Nukuoro Daohi Hold, restrain, keep from (Crl)
Nukuoro Tahei To seize Phonologically Irregular (Crn)
Penrhyn Taahi Hold, seize, take; adopt (Sta)
Penrhyn Taahi/nga Knob, fruit stalk of coconut or pandanus fruit, handle of bag or basket (Sta)
Pukapuka Taawi Hold on, keep on for a long time; carry away in arms Problematic (Mta)
Rarotongan Taaoʔi Hold back, restrain, keep back (Mka)
Rennellese Taaʔohi Make fast (as a line); necktie (Ebt)
Samoan Taaofi Stop, detain, prevent (Prt)
Sikaiana Taaohi Hold in the hand; hold a person back, keep a person from leaving; hold (an event) (Dnr)
Takuu Taofi Hold firmly, clutch (Hwd)
Takuu Taaohi Hold firmly, grab, clutch; adopt; hold, possess (e.g. certain traditional knowledge) (Mle)
Tikopia Taofi Cover over; control; invite (Fth)
Tokelau Taaofi Stop, hold back, detain (Sma)
Tongan Táàˊfi An obstacle, to obstruct (Mar)
Tongan Taʔofi Hold back, restrain (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Taohi Leaves to cover the oven Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Taohi/a Cover oven with leaves; adopt Problematic (Hvn)

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