Protoform: TIRO [MP] Look at

Description: Look at
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> CE *maa-tiro "look longingly at (esp. food)"
*4 POC *tirop "look intently, as at reflection or searching for lice" (LPO IV:377, V:495).
*5 PMP *tin[d]ap "look intently" (Dpf. 1938).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tio Look Problematic (Yen)
Anuta Paa/tio, paka/tio To look (in a direction) (Fbg)
Anuta Tiro/tiro Camera (Fbg)
Anuta Ti/tiro To photograph; photography (Fbg)
East Futuna Tilo Look at with optical aid (Mfr)
East Futuna Tio Look at Problematic (Mfr)
East Uvea Sio Look at Problematic (Rch)
Easter Island Ti/tiro/ To admire (Chl)
Emae Tiro/fia Glance, take a quick look (Cpl)
Fijian Tiro Look at something reflected in water or a glass; peep furtively; admire oneself (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kilo Watch closely (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Tiro/a Look down at something (Clk)
Luangiua Kilo Look in a mirror (Smd)
Luangiua Ki/kilo Put on best clothes (Smd)
Mangareva Ma/tiro Peer at (Jnu)
Mangareva Tiʔo Fixer quelqu'un, examiner sa tenue Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tiro/tiro Stare, look, gaze about (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ti/tiro To look, gaze (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tiro Survey, view (Sve)
Marquesas Tiohi. Tiʔohi (Mtu). Look at. Regarder, observer, voir. Considérer, examiner; surveiller; défendre, protéger (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Teóhhe To see, look, watch (Crk)
Moriori Tiro, tchiro, tchira Look . Examine (Shd)
Mota Ilo See, know (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Ti/tiro/ Look at (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Tiro-hia Look at, be looked at (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Tirohia Passive-imperative of titiro (Wms)
Nggela Tiro Gaze (Fox)
Niuafoʔou Sio To see Borrowed (Gry)
Niuafoʔou Sio/ʔi Stare Borrowed (Tmo)
Niue Tio Glance (McE)
Niue Faka/tio To glance. Glance backwards; look out of the corners of the eyes (McE). (Sph)
Nukuoro Dilo Look at, inspect (Crl)
Pukapuka Tilo To gaze upon (Bge)
Rarotongan Tiro Look, view, survey (Sve)
Rennellese Tigo See (Ebt)
Rennellese Ligo-bia Look for or at, examine, inspect, observe, select, . (Bst) Problematic (Ebt)
Rotuman Firo Give variety by adding a colour Problematic (Cwd)
Roviana Tiro Look at in a mirror Problematic (Whe)
Samoan Tilo/tilo Peep, spy, survey, watch (Prt)
Sikaiana Tilo Look down in admiration at something; admire, especially self admiration with a mirror (Dnr)
Takuu Tilo/tilo (obs.) Divining stick made from a coconut leaf Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
Takuu Tilo/tilo mee Admire someone’s (esp. one’s own) physical characteristics (Mle)
Tikopia Tiro/tiro Look in pool as a mirror (Fth)
Tikopia Tio Observe, look closely Phonologically Irregular (Fth)
Tikopia Tilo Observe closely, sight along Phonologically Irregular (Fth)
Tongan Sio Look at (Cwd)
Tongan Sio/ʔata Mirror; glass... (Cwd)
Tongan Jiaw/ta A looking-glass (Mar)
Tongan Jio A stare; to look, to peep (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Silo Glass, mirror, spectacles; look long glass, look at . Glass, mirror, spectacles (Grn)
Waya Tidro Look, peer, watch (Ply)
Waya Tiro Peep, take an unobtrusive look; look from behind or through something (Ply)
West Futuna Jiro/a Look carefully, search for (Dty)

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