Protoform: KOO-MIRI [CE] To handle, rub

Description: To handle, rub
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *mili

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangareva Komiri/miri Fil trop tordu, se tournant sur lui-même; tissu trop serré. A much-twisted thread (Trg). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Koomiri Rub with the hand or fingers (Wms)
Rarotongan Koomiri Squeeze hard with the hands (Bse)
Tahitian Omiri To fondle over a person; to handle (Dvs)

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