Protoform: TAGI.A [AN] Cry, weep, mourn, lament

Description: Cry, weep, mourn, lament
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*4 POC *ta9is(-i) 'cry, lament; (of animals or musical instruments) make sound' (LPO V:321); '(for musical instruments) to sound' (LPO VI:217).
*6 PAN *Ca9is "weep, cry; mourn; beseech" (ACD).
*7 PBN *tangith-i "to weep" (Lvy. 1979).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tangi To cry, moan (Fbg)
Bugotu Tangi Cry, cry aloud, lament, wail (Ivs)
East Futuna Tagi Pleurer, gemir (Gzl)
East Uvea Tagi Pleurer, se lamenter (Rch)
Easter Island Taŋi Cry, sob, weep; complain, lament. Regret, be sorry (Wbr). (Fts)
Emae Tagi Weep (Cpl)
Fijian Tagi (Of humans) cry, weep, lament (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kani Cry out (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Tagi Weep (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Dangi Cry, wail, apologize (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Dangi/dangi To beg, to ask forgiveness (Lbr)
Lau Aangi Cry (Fox)
Luangiua Kaŋi Cry (Smd)
Mangareva Tagi Cry. Lamenter un mort. (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tangi Weep (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tangi/tangi To feel sorry for someone (Krk)
Marquesas Taki, tani (Se) lamenter [Fr-Mq] (Dln)
Moriori Tangi Cry, mourn, lament (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Tangi-hia Cry, weep (Wms)
Nggela Tangi Weep (Fox)
Nguna Tagi Cry (Stz)
Niuafoʔou Tangi Weep (Gry)
Niue Tagi To weep, cry; moan, groan (when dissatisfied) (Sph)
Nuguria Tani Weep, cry, wail; sound (of musical instruments) (Dvl)
Nuguria Haku/tani Klagen, bejammern (Ths)
Nukumanu T/tani (mult. tani(t)tani) Weep, mourn, wail (Trt)
Nukuoro Dangi Cry, weep (Crl)
Penrhyn Tangi Cry, weep (Sta)
Pukapuka Tangi Cry. complain (Bge)
Raʔivavae Taŋi, tani, taʔi To weep (Zpn)
Rapa Tangi To cry (Sks)
Rarotongan Tangi Any noise or sound, but especially of weeping (Bse)
Rennellese Tangi Cry, weep (Ebt)
Rotuman Fagi To cry aloud (Cwd)
Samoan Tagi Cry, weep (Prt)
Sikaiana Tani Weep, cry; funeral dirge or lament (Dnr)
Tahitian Taʔi Pleurs, pleurer (Lmt)
Takuu Tani (of humans and animals) Cry, (of a person) weep; call out, cry out, exclaim (Mle)
Tikopia Tangi Cry, wail, sing mourning song (Fth)
Tokelau Tagi Cry (Sma)
Tongan Tangi Cry, weep (Cwd)
Tongan Tangi To weep, to implore (Mar)
Tuamotu Taŋi Weep, cry, groan (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tangi-a (plur. thangi) Cry (over) (sg) (Hvn)
Waya Tagi Cry (Ply)
West Futuna Tagi Cry (Dty)
West Futuna Siŋi/si-a To lament (Cpl)
West Uvea Tangi-sia (Humains) pleurer (Hmn)

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