Protoform: LAWE.2A [PN] Be caught, snagged (as fish on hook, hook on snag)

Description: Be caught, snagged (as fish on hook, hook on snag)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> CE *rawa-ika "catch fish"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Rave Stuck, caught on; to happen upon (Clk) (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Lawe Stuck, held up (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Rawe To be caught (of something floating); to land (of something thrown on something) (Ebt)
Luangiua Maakau haa/lave/lave Fish hooks (Smd)
Marquesas Ave/a Abondance, foison Problematic (Dln)
Marquesas ʔAve Accroche (Dln)
Moriori Hi/rawe/rawe Cumbersome (Dtn)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/rawe/-a Fasten, tie up, close up, join, effect a union (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Hii/rawe/rawe Irksome, cumbersome, painful (Wms)
Niue Lave/lave Busy (Sph)
Niue Faka/lave/lave Obstruct, hinder, cause strife (Tgr)
Nukuoro Lave Caught on, stuck on (Crl)
Pukapuka La/lave Caught fast, hooked, snagged (Sby); bite (as a fish at a hook) (Bge) (Sby)
Rennellese Gabe Be caught on, entangled (Ebt)
Samoan Laave/a (Of limb or clothes on an obstruction) catch; stumble (Prt)
Samoan Lave/a Be hurt, affected by; hit; cut (Prt)
Samoan Faʔa/lave/lave Important occasion; accident, danger, trouble (anything which interferes with normal life and calls for special activity) (Mnr)
Sikaiana Lave Catch onto, hook onto, as a fishhook catches onto a piece of coral (Dnr)
Takuu Rave, lave Snag, catch (as a fish on a hook, a fishhook on a rock), entangled (Mle)
Tikopia Rave Catch, engage with (Fth)
Tokelau Lave Be caught, hooked; stumble; hit, strike (Sma)
Tongan Lave Touch, hit (of a missile); to affect, to help; caught on seaweed or rock (of hook, anchor) (Cwd)
Tuvalu Lave Be hooked, snagged (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lau i Entangled with, strike (Ebt)
West Uvea Laave-a Accrocher (Hmn)
West Uvea Lave/lave Gêné; empêché, occupé [Muli Dialect] (Hmn)

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