Protoform: TERE.A [PN] Move swiftly and smoothly, in or on water: swim (as fish), sail (as canoe)

Description: Move swiftly and smoothly, in or on water: swim (as fish), sail (as canoe)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> SO *tele.3 "run"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tere/tere Sail (Yen)
East Futuna Tele Glisser rapidement sur l'eau (embarcation), flotter (Mfr)
Easter Island Tere Sail (Fts)
Easter Island Tere-vaka Fisherman (Wbr)
Emae Tere (Ship) sail; (fish) swim (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kele Sail v (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Tere Sail, float (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Dele Sail a canoe, drive (Lbr)
Luangiua Kele Sail, float (Smd)
Mangareva Tere Voyage; aller, marcher (se dit des navires et embarcations) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tere To sail (Krk)
Marquesas Teʔe Aller par mer, naviguer (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Tere Drift, float; swim (of fish, etc.) (Wms)
Niue (Te)tele Crawl, run, move like a crab. Creep, float (of flag) (McE). Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nuguria Tere Go (of boat) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Tere Go (by boat) (Trt)
Nukuoro Tele Sail (canoe) (Crl)
Penrhyn Tere Sail; swim (of fish) (Sta)
Rarotongan Tere Sail (Sve)
Sikaiana Tele Sail or ride in a boat; ride in an automobile (Dnr)
Tahitian Tere Naviguer (bateau), nager (poisson), rouler (voiture), fonctionner (appareil) (Lmt)
Takuu Tere (of a canoe or ship or its occupants) Sail, travel over water; (of a car or other land vehicle or its occupants) go, drive; (of fish) run as a school (Mle)
Tokelau Tele Sail, travel under sail (Sma)
Tongan Tee(tee) Float; [Eng-Ton] swim (Cwd)
Tongan Téë. Téë-téë. To swim, to float. A float, to be buoyant. (Mar)
Tuamotu Tere Sail (Stn)
Tuvalu Tele To sail (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tele Sail (v) (Hvn)
West Futuna Tere To swim (of fish) (Cpl)
West Uvea Tele (Bateau) naviguer (Hmn)

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