Protoform: TAKA-MILO [PN] Go round and round

Description: Go round and round
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *taka.1 "revolve, etc.", *miro "twist"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Takamilo Tournoyer, biaisser autour, passer autour; r"der, fair le tour de (Rch)
East Uvea Takamilo, takamino, *takanimo Roder, tournoyer, tourner autour, faire le tour de (Rch)
Kapingamarangi Dagamila Crooked, distorted (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Haga/dagamila Distort, twist, wring (Lbr)
New Zealand Maori Takaamio To go round about Problematic (Wms)
Rennellese Laghamigo Be riled (as the sea); twisted (as cloth or audio tape) Problematic (Ebt)
Samoan TaŹ”amilo Go round about (Prt)
Tokelau Ta(k)amilo Go round; circle around, go around; (of speech) indirect, slow in coming to the point (Sma)
Tongan Takamilo Turn round and round, whirl, rotate, roam, walk round and round; be in a whirl (of head) (Cwd)
Tongan Tacca-milo Flexuous, winding (Mar)
Tongan Maakamio To sit or lie about, or just stroll round, doing nothing, when one ought to be up and doing one's duty Problematic (Cwd)

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