Protoform: ALA-TI [PN] To scratch an itch

Description: To scratch an itch
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*8 EUV probably affected by TON.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Alasi Toucher, porter la main sur (Btn)
Fijian Y/ara/taka Haul or drag something Problematic (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Lodi Scratch, rasp (Lbr)
Niue (A)lati To scratch (Sph)
Nuguria Ara/ara Scratch at, scratch an itch (Dvl)
Nukuoro La/aladi. L/alati (Crn). To scratch an itch (Crl)
Pukapuka L/alati To be itchy (Sby)
Samoan Ala Scratch (Prt)
Takuu Fe/arati/ To scratch an itch (Mle)
Takuu Ara/ara Scratch (e.g. an itch); marine sponge used as back-scratcher (Mle)
Tokelau Alati To scratch the body with the fingers (Sma)
Tongan Alasi Touch or meddle with (Cwd)
Tuvalu Alati Scratch, as when itchy (Rby)
West Futuna Arajia (WFU), araSia (ANI) Scratch, engrave; claw (n,v) (Dty)
West Uvea Alati/a Gratter (quelque partie du corps) (Hmn)
West Uvea Fe/alati-a Gratter (Hmn)

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