Protoform: ALI.2 [SO] To scoop or hollow out (Clk): *(h,s)ali

Description: To scoop or hollow out (Clk): *(h,s)ali
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*1 Cf. *sali.2

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Ali-ʔi To scoop up fish with a scoop-net (Bgs)
East Uvea Ali/aliʔaki Racler ses pieds pour en oter la boue (arch.) (Btn)
Nukuoro Ali/ali The barely formed gelatinous layer inside the immature coconut (Crl)
Rennellese Agi To hollow out or enlarge by turning, as with a knife in a hole; to strip, as taro (Ebt)
Tikopia Aari Clean, as remnants of food from a bowl with thumb (Fth)
Tuamotu Ari To remove debris from around the taproot of a newly-planted coconut; to undermine, as a beach, bank of a river Problematic (Stn)
Tuvalu A/ali Hand weed taro; scoop a dry substance (Rby)
West Futuna Ari/-a Hollow out, clear out, cut or scrape out in a curve (Dty)
West Futuna Ari-a To cut in a curve, as the middle of a canoe (Cpl)
West Futuna Ari/age (ANI) To scrape (Cpl)

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