Protoform: KATI [AN] Bite, nip

Description: Bite, nip
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*3 PEO *kaRati (Bgs.1965).
*4 POC *kaRat(-i) *kati 'bite' (LPO V:266).
*5 PMP *karat "nagen, beissen" (Dpf. 1938).
*6 PAN *ga(ct)ga(ct) "chew up" (Bst. 1977).
*6 PAN *kaRaC "bite" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kati Bite (Yen)
East Futuna Kati/kati Nibble in small pieces (Bgs)
Easter Island Katikati Scratch, claw Problematic (Chl)
Emae Kati/a Mordre (Rve)
Fijian Kati Bite, nip v (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔAki Bite, nip v (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Kaji/a To bite (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Gadi/gadia Prickle as from bugs crawling on one's skin (Lbr)
Luangiua Haa/ʔaki/ Bite; fight with someone (Smd)
Luangiua He/ʔaki Tetanus (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ka/kati Bite (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kati/kati To itch (Ttr)
Mota Gat Chew (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Kati-a Bite, nip (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Ka/kati Eat, gnaw; clenched (of teeth);acrid, sour, intense (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Kati/kati Bite frequently, champ (Wms)
Nguna Kati Bite (Stz)
Niue Ka/kati Hold between teeth or lips (Sph)
Niue Kati To nibble, gnaw (Sph)
Nuguria K/kati (fire) Burn (vi) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvl)
Nukumanu Hakati/kkati Gnash (teeth) (Trt)
Nukuoro Gadi Bite, nip v (Crl)
Penrhyn Ka/kati Bite (Sta)
Pukapuka Ka/kati To bite (Mta)
Rapa Kati/kati To break with the teeth (Sks)
Rarotongan Kati Bite, nip v (Bse)
Rennellese Kati A kind of long black ant that bites, formicidae (Ebt)
Rotuman ʔAfi Hold between the teeth; clench teeth . Basically "to bite" (Smt)
Samoan ʔAti Bite, nip v (Prt)
Sikaiana Keti Husk coconut with teeth (Dnr)
Sikaiana Kati/kati To cut a coconut (taume) into pieces in order to start a fire; to nibble (Dnr)
Tahitian Ati To bite with the teeth, to sting (Dvs)
Takuu Kati/kati Abrade, rub or scratch against something Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
Tikopia Kati Bite into (Fth)
Tokelau Kati Bite, to bite (Sma)
Tuamotu Kati Bite, nip v (Stn)
Vaturaga Hati (Ray)
West Uvea Kati/a Ecorcer (niu/tolo) avec les dents (Hmn)

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