Protoform: MOMI [PN] Suck up food without chewing

Description: Suck up food without chewing
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Momi(momi) Avaler une chose tendre sans la mâcher, comme bananes mures, etc.; sucer. Sucer (la pouce) (Mfr). (Gzl)
East Uvea Momi Manger sans dents, sucer (Rch)
Kapingamarangi Momi Taste to test (Lbr)
Mangareva Momi Voracious, greedy. Etre vorace, goulu, avaricieux. (Rch)
Marquesas Momi Avaler, manger à pleine bouche (Dln)
Moriori Mo/momi Suck (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Momi Suck up, swallow up, suck (Wms)
Niue O/momi A sponge Uncertain Semantic Connection (McE)
Niue Momi Rubber tubing. Rubber (McE). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Pukapuka Momi To swallow. Eat till food is gone (Sby). (Bge)
Rapa Momi To drink (Sks)
Tahitian Momi Avaler (Lmt)
Tongan Momi Sunken mouth as when toothless (Cwd)
Tuamotu Momi Swallow, suck (Stn)
West Futuna A/momi/a To lick something Problematic (Dty)
West Futuna A/momi/akea Se sucer les doigts (Rve)

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