Protoform: MITI.3A [OC] Suck, lick up

Description: Suck, lick up
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*2 PCP *miji "suck", PFJ *misi (Gty. 1991).
*3 PEO *miji "suck, lick" (Gty. 1986).
*4 POC *miti "make a sucking sound, smack the lips" (ACD). [Based on PN + Tolai]
*41 POC *miti 'suck, make a sucking noise' (LPO V:274) [PN, Tolai, Mapos Buang]

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Miti Suck (Yen)
East Futuna Miti/miti Suck, lick (Bgs)
East Futuna Mi/miti/ Suck , (i) (Gzl)
East Uvea Misi/misi Sucer (Rch)
East Uvea Mihi Sucer Problematic (Rch)
Easter Island Miti/miti To click one's tongue in sign of disagreement or of annoyance (Fts)
Emae Miti/kia Suck through tube or a small hole (Cpl)
Hawaiian Miki Suck in (Pki)
Lau Misi Call a dog by making sucking sound with lips Problematic (Ivs)
Luangiua Miki Lick (Smd)
Luangiua Miki Lick (Smd)
Mangareva Miti Lécher; passer la langue ou l'index sur le plat pour enlever les restes; les impuretés d'un filtrage, d'une percolation (Rch)
Marquesas Miti Lick. Goûter, lécher, sucer, absorber; s'évaporer. (Dln)
Marquesas Miti/kia Absorber, s'évaporer, se déssécher (Lch)
Marquesas Miti/ku (NKH) Siroter, sip. (Chf)
Moriori Miti Evaporate, be absorbed Borrowed (Shd)
Moriori Miti/miti Lick (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Miti Lick up (Wms)
Niue Miti Suck; absorb. Extract coconut cream... (Sph). (McE)
Nukuoro Miti, misi To kiss (Crn)
Nukuoro M/midi Suck (Crl)
Penrhyn Miti Lick, smack the lips, stick out tongue (Sta)
Penrhyn Mete Lick; banana flower Problematic (Sta)
Pukapuka Mi/miti/ To sip (Mta)
Pukapuka Miti/miti Sucking (Mta)
Rarotongan Miti Suck, lick (Bse)
Rennellese Miti Suck or draw in (Ebt)
Samoan Miti Suck, kiss (Prt)
Sikaiana Mmiti Suck (Dnr)
Sikaiana Miti/miti To smoke tobacco in a pipe or cigarette (Dnr)
Tahitian Miti Lécher. To lick, as a dog does; to smack the lips (Dvs). (Lmt)
Takuu M/miti Taste a liquid, suck, sip (Mle)
Takuu Miti (of some fish) Swim on the surface gulping surface morsels (Mle)
Tikopia Miti Suck, sip, make sucking sound, chirrup (Fth)
Tokelau Miti Suck; sip; puff (pipe); absorb (Sma)
Tongan Misi Suck (Cwd)
Tongan Michi To suck, to inhale (Mar)
Tuamotu Miti Suck, lick (Stn)
Tuvalu Miti Sip, suck up (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mi/msi/kia To taste (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mikihia Slurp, lap Phonologically Irregular (Hvn)
West Futuna Mise/kina Chew sugarcane (Dty)

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