Protoform: LOOMAKI.* [PN] Duck or dip under water: *lo(o)maki

Description: Duck or dip under water: *lo(o)maki
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *loma.1 "flood caused by high seas or tides". EP *rumaki "inter or immerse something"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Looma/ki Flooded, as by large waves (Bgs)
East Uvea Lomaki Enfoncer dans l'eau, tremper dans l'eau (Btn)
Niue Lomoki To dip, submerge, duck (under water) Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Tokelau Loomaki Lower into water (of a noose to trap fish) (Sma)
Tongan Loomaki Flood (n,v) (Cwd)
Tongan Loomaki/ʔi Hold a person under water (Cwd)
Tongan Lomagi To drown, to founder (Mar)

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