Protoform: TOLO.3 [FJ] Rub, massage

Description: Rub, massage
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*2 PFJ *toro "rub one surface against another".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tolo/tolouga Chatouiller ou gratter legerement (Gzl)
East Uvea Tolo Frotter (Btn)
Emae Toroa(fi) Make fire by friction (Cpl)
Fijian Toro To shave (Cpl)
Marquesas To Frictionner, friction, frotter, se frotter. To chafe the limbs (THT) (Crk). Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Marquesas Toʔo Agir, travailler Problematic (Dln)
Niue Tolo/afi Make fire by friction (Sph)
Nukumanu Toloi Therapeutic massage (Fbg)
Rennellese Togo Treat stomache-ache or back-ache by applying a hot stone; to iron clothes (Ebt)
Takuu T(o)/toro Massage (Mle)
Tongan Tolo Treat a woman's breast medically (in native fashion) (Cwd)
Tongan Tolo/ afi To produce fire by friction (Cwd)
Tongan Tolo-afi To produce fire by friction (Mar)
Tongan Tolo/nga The piece of dry wood on which the end of a stick is forcibly rubbed to produce fire (Mar)
Tuvalu Tolo Rub foot back and forth, to scratch foot, kill insect etc (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tolo umu Stick to stir in the earth oven to make it light up (Hvn)
Waya Toro Be shaved (Ply)

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