Protoform: AMO.1A [FJ] Stroke, rub gently, touch

Description: Stroke, rub gently, touch
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic
Notes:

*3 PRO *amosi 'massage, stroke' (LPO V:363).
*4 POC *samo(s)(-i-) 'massage, stroke' (ibid.).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Amo/amo Rub gently, stroke (Mfr)
East Uvea Amo Palper, frotter (Rch)
Fijian Yamo Feel something with hand (Cpl)
Luangiua Amusi Painting skin Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Mangareva Amo Wash the body all over rapidly (Rch)
Niue Amo To touch one thing only (refers to one who concentrates all his care on one thing) (Sph)
Niue A/amo To touch (Sph)
Niue H/amo To apply lightly (e.g. paint) (Sph)
Niue Amo/hia Be touched; achieve the objective (Sph)
Niue Amo/amohia To be possessed (Sph)
Pukapuka Omo/omo To rub with oil Phonologically Irregular (Bge)
Pukapuka Omo/yi Rub, smear Phonologically Irregular (Sby)
Rarotongan Amo Rub or smear on with palm of hand (Bse)
Rennellese Amo, ama Rub gently, anoint, caress, make smooth (Ebt)
Sikaiana Amo/si To rub a body part, to massage (Dnr)
Takuu Aamo/si Rub one's body or body-part; anoint the skin (Mle)
Takuu Amo Rub (Hwd)
Tikopia Aamo To smear on (Fth)
Tongan Amo Stroke with palm of hand (Cwd)
Tuvalu Amo/amo Anoint with oil (NTO) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Amo/amo Perfume, turmeric powder, custom powder (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Amo/mo/ia Apply custom powder to (Hvn)
Waya Amo/ci Stroke or pat lightly (Ply)
West Futuna Amo/sia Wipe, rub; massage. Passer la main une fois, caresser (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Mo/xmo/si-a (WFU) To rub quickly (Cpl)
West Futuna Amo/sia a roto To assure (Cpl)
West Futuna Ama Anoint, rub; make (someone) attractive by rubbing with oil... Phonologically Irregular (Dty)
West Futuna Mo/si/age To wipe away (Dty)
West Futuna Amo/hmo/sia Effacer (Rve)

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