Protoform: TATAU.3 [PN] Wring out, squeeze out, express (Rby)

Description: Wring out, squeeze out, express (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tatau To squeeze (Fbg)
East Futuna Tatau Exprimer, presser, extraire le kava (Gzl)
East Uvea Tatau Presser, pressurer, tordre (Btn)
Easter Island Tatau Estrujar, exprimir; ordeñar. Squeeze, wring (a liquid into a container for later use) (Wbr). (Fts)
Kapingamarangi Tau To wring (Lbr)
Luangiua Kau/aŋa Fibres for squeezing coconut meat (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tatau Squeeze (as in extracting oil) (Bck)
Marquesas Tou/ana Filtre, tamis de filaments (Lch)
Marquesas Tau/ʔaka (MQN), tau/ʔana (MQS) Joncs ou filaments de coco qui servent à exprimer le lait de la noix de coco (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Tatau Squeeze, express (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Tatau To squeeze (with both hands) (Gry)
Niue Tatau Wring, squeeze out; milk (vt). (Sph)
Nuguria Ttau Squeeze out (coconut oil, wet clothes) (Dvl)
Penrhyn Tatau Strain, squeeze (Sta)
Pukapuka Tatau Wring out, express (Mta)
Rarotongan Tatau To squeeze, crush or press (Sve)
Rennellese Tatau Wring out, express, as coconut cream (Ebt)
Rotuman Fau Cover; suppress (Evil) Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Tatau Wring clothes, press to extract juice (Prt)
Sikaiana Ttau Squeeze and twist, as in wringing out a rag, or making coconut oil from grated coconut (Dnr)
Takuu Ttau Wring or squeeze something to express a liquid (Mle)
Tongan Tatau Wring clothes, express liquid, to milk (Cwd)
Tongan Tow. Tow-tow. To excern, or squeeze out. To wring as a sponge. (Mar)
Tuamotu Tau Press down in, or soak in water; wet, moist Problematic (Stn)
Tuvalu Tau Wring, squeeze (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tau/ia Wring out (coconut milk from grated copra, water from wet clothes, etc.), squeeze (Hvn)
West Futuna Tau/ia To strain (coconut milk through coconut cloth into a leaf container) (Dty)
West Futuna Fa/tataw/ia Essorer main de dessus vers droite (Rve)

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