Protoform: WELO.1 [PN] Thrust, as in spearing; propel lengthwise

Description: Thrust, as in spearing; propel lengthwise
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Vero Thrust, as in stabbing (Fbg)
Anuta Vero/i To push (as pushing a canoe out through the surf) (Fbg)
East Futuna Velo Combattre; combatte de lances, guerre; lance, harpon (Mfr)
East Uvea Velo Fish with spear (Rch)
Easter Island Vero Throw; stab. Throw (a sharp pointed object, e.g. a knife, harpoon, sharpened stick) (Wbr). (Fts)
Emae Voro/sia Spear (by throwing spear) Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele W/woro To spear Phonologically Irregular (Clk)
Mangareva Vero Throw. Lancer, jeter avec force. (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Vero To stab (or stick), pierce with a thrust; action of spirits in putting things in people's bodies (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Vero Commence Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bck)
Marquesas Veʔo Spear (I). Lance, dard, harpon; percer avec la lance, avec le harpon (Lch). Lancer (un harpon); throw (a spear); piquer, prick (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Mati/veʔo Percer, darder, piquer (Lch)
Marquesas Veʔo(veʔo) (MQN) Fouler (le coprah dans le sac); cram (copra in a sack) (Chf)
Marquesas (Kohe) veʔo (MQN) Lance, spear (n) (Chf)
Moriori Wero Pierce, spear (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Wero Stab, spear (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Velo Method of spear-fishing (Dye)
Niue Velo Throw (spear, dart or similar sharp pointed object), to spear (Sph)
Nuguria Voro/voro Harpoon (fish) (Dvl)
Nuguria V/voro (pass. voro/hia) Shoot (spear), pierce, stab (throwing actions) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Velo Stab, spear (Crl)
Penrhyn Vero Pierce, thrust, puncture (Sta)
Pukapuka Velo Spear, thrust into. Shine directly, pierce (as sun's rays, moonbeams) (Sby). To hurl, to spear, to spring up (Bge). (Mta)
Rarotongan Vero Stab, thrust, hurl spear; pierce (of sun’s rays) (Bse)
Rennellese Bego Spear, shoot forth, as a canoe in the current (Ebt)
Samoan Velo Throw, hurl (spear etc.) at someone or something (Prt)
Sikaiana V/volo To spear (a person or an animal); to push out, as pushing a canoe out to sea Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Tahitian Vero To dart, or throw a spear; to push off a canoe into the water; to raise up the hand and arm (Dvs)
Takuu V/voro Stab through, hurl (a stick or spear) Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tikopia Vero Lower down, push down, pour in; move towards (of a canoe); throw (of a spear) (Fth)
Tokelau Velo Hurl, throw (as a javelin; dart javelin; shove, thrust; play darts (Sma)
Tongan Velo To thrust, to insert; to fish with a spear (Cwd)
Tongan Velo Jaculation, projection (as of a spear); also to launch, or to slide along (Mar)
Tuamotu Vero Throw or hurl a spear or dart; pierce, transfix (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Velo/-ia To spear, throw spear, stab ; dig holes with digging stick (Grn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Volo-ia, velo-ia Stick (v), perforate; spear (v) Phonologically Irregular (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Vlo/ki-na Put, push, stretch out, get involved (Hvn)
West Futuna Uoro-sia To spear, pierce, stab; to butt into Phonologically Irregular (Dty)
West Futuna Waro (ANI) To hurl, throw, as a spear Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
West Futuna Woro-sia Lancer la sagaie; piquer le poisson (Rve)
West Uvea Volo/sia Lancer (flèche) [Heo Dialect] (Hmn)
West Uvea Vo/volo Qui dépasse Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hmn)

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