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 Suck (Rch)
Marquesas Miti Lick (Dln)
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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