Protoform: UMI [SO] Suck

Description: Suck
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*4 Cf. POC *qumu(R) 'suck, hold in mouth' (LPO V:271)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Arosi Onu, onumi (vt) To suck Problematic (Fox)
East Futuna Umi/a Se dit d'une femelle qui est tetee, qui nourrit des petites (Rch)
Luangiua (ʔ)Umi To smoke (Smd)
Nuguria Umi/umi Bite (Ray)
Nuguria Umi Smoke (tobacco) (Dvl)
Nuguria Umi/umi Suck (a lolly, one's fingers) (Dvl)
Rennellese Umi Suck, hold in mouth (Ebt)
Saʔa Omi To suck, to smoke tobacco Phonologically Irregular (Ivs)
Sikaiana Umi/umi Suck, as candy; kiss with the mouth (Dnr)
Takuu Umi To taste, touch something to the lips (Mle)
West Futuna Umi/a To suck, to nurse (Dty)

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