Protoform: TOSI.2 [OC] Score, draw (e.g. a line), mark, write

Description: Score, draw (e.g. a line), mark, write
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*1 Cf. PN *tusi.2
*3 PEO *tosi- "score a line" (Gty. 1983).
*4 POC *tosi (Mke. 1961).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tosi Write (Bgs)
East Uvea Tohi Write, draw (Rch)
Fijian Tosi Mark, draw (Line) (Cpl)
Mangareva Toʔi Draw a line (I) (Rch)
Niuafoʔou Tohi Write (Tmo)
Niuatoputapu Maa/tohi/tohi Stripes (Dye)
Niue Tohi To mark (as with stripes or dots), to write; letter, book (McE)
Rarotongan Toʔi Score, scratch, chisel out (Sve)
Rennellese Tosi Write, draw, scratch (Ebt)
Rotuman Tohi Mark with a dividing line Problematic (Cwd)
Saʔa Osi To cut, to score (Ivs)
Samoan Tosi Score, scratch , mark (Prt)
Tongan Tohi Make mark or design on (Cwd)
Tongan Tohi A picture; to draw, to write (Mar)

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