Protoform: NATU.1 [OC] Knead, mix with water

Description: Knead, mix with water
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*4 POC *(n,n)(a,o)tu "knead" (LPO I:171).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Natu Knead, mix to a pulp (Yen)
East Futuna Natu Embrouiller, manipuler (Mfr)
East Uvea Natu Mélanger, pétrir, broyer; au fig. manipuler (Rch)
Fijian Natu Knead with pestle and mortar (Cpl)
Hawaiian Naku Root, wallow as a hog, trample (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Nadu Shake someone back and forth, be rocked, as on a ship in rough water (Lbr)
Luangiua Puumea haaŋaku/ŋaku Stirred pudding (Smd)
Mangareva Natu Presser (se dit du linge qu'on presse dans le mains en le lavant, d'un mal qu'on presse) (Rch)
Marquesas Natu Tremper dans l'eau. Laver vigoureusement (Lch). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Natu Stir up, mix (Wms)
Penrhyn Natu(natu) Mix, knead (Sta)
Rarotongan Natu Knead (Bse)
Rennellese Natu Squeeze, knead, express with the hands (Ebt)
Tahitian Natu To mash some substance by clenching the hand; to pinch with the thumb and finger (Dvs)
Takuu Natu To mix (e.g. grated starch and pounded fruit) by folding; knead (as in preparing sosoro food) (Mle)
Tikopia Natu Knead grated material such as taro, tumeric (Fth)
Tokelau Natu Knead (grated coconut or arrowroot)... (Sma)
Tongan Natu Mix by kneading; massage with leaves etc (Cwd)
Tongan Natoo To commix, to knead (Mar)
Tuamotu Natu Press with fingers as in kneading paste (Stn)
West Futuna (Nah)natu-a Rub, scrub (Dty)

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