Protoform: TAGO.A [OC] Touch, take hold of

Description: Touch, take hold of
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*4 POC *ta9o(p) 'take hold of, grasp, touch with the hand' (LPO V:514).
*7 PBN *tangol-i "to take" (Lvy. 1979); PNCV *tago-vi "touch, feel, grope" (Clark 2009)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tango To catch by hand (usually refers to hunting birds) (Fbg)
Anuta Tango/tango To hunt birds by grabbing them by hand or with a pole and noose (Fbg)
East Uvea Tago Prendre, porte la main a (Btn)
Moriori Tang(o,a,e) Lay hold of, take . Assume, accept (Shd)
Mota Tango Touch with the hand (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Tango Tale up, take hold of, take in the hand (Wms)
Penrhyn Tango Hold, seize, clutch (Sta)
Pukapuka Tango Take hold, grasp (Bge)
Rennellese Tango-ʔugu Hat Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ebt)
Samoan Tago Take hold of (Prt)
Sikaiana T/tano/ Catch bird with hand (Sps)
Tokelau Tago Take, grab, pick up (Sma)
Tuamotu Taŋo Seize, grasp. take hold of (Stn)
Tuvalu Tago Grasp, hold, touch (Rby)

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