Protoform: FAKI [OC] Pick, pluck (especially fruit)

Description: Pick, pluck (especially fruit)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*0 >> PN *ma-faki
*4 POC *paki "pluck, break off (leaves) with the hand" (LPO I:279).
*5 PAN root *-pak "break, crack, split" (Blust 1988).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Paki To harvest fruits or vegetables growing above the ground (Fbg)
East Futuna Faki Pick fruit (Bgs)
Easter Island Haa/haki Look for shellfish on the rocks (women especially) (Fts)
Emae Faaki/a Pick (fruit) appuyer la gauchette (Rve)
Luangiua Haʔi Pick, pluck (Smd)
Mangareva ʔAki. ʔA/ʔaki. Pick fruit. Détacher un fruit de sa branche, des légumes de leurs ramifications; cueillir (fruit à pain) (Rch). (Jnu)
Marquesas Ha/haki (MQN), fafaʔi (MQS) Pick flowers, fruit. Cueillir avec la main (des fruits...) (Dln)
Niue Faki To pull out, tear out; pick. To pluck (as fruit) (McE). (Sph)
Nukumanu Haki, haki/haki Pick (fruit); harvest (vt) (Trt)
Penrhyn Haki Pluck, pick, tear off (Sta)
Penrhyn Ha/haki/ Pick (fruit, flowers) (Sta)
Pukapuka Waki Pick a single section from a multiple fruit (especially Pandanus) (Mta)
Raʔivavae Haʔi To strip a leaf from a stalk or branch (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔA/ʔaki/ Pick, pluck, fruit (Bse)
Rennellese Haki Pluck, as fruit (Ebt)
Rotuman Haʔi Pick fruit (Cwd)
Samoan Faʔi Break off, snap off, pick; banana (Prt)
Sikaiana Haki To pluck, to pick, or knock down a fruit with the hand from a tree (Dnr)
Tahitian Faʔi/faʔi Cueillir (Lmt)
Tahitian Paa/faʔi, poo/faʔi Cueillir (Lmt)
Takuu Faki Knock down fruit, pick fruit (Hwd)
Takuu Haki Knock down or pluck with hand (coconuts, breadfruit, pawpaw); pluck flowers or branches (Mle)
Tikopia Faki To gather (breadfruit, etc.) (Fth)
Tokelau Faki Break off, pluck, snap off; (of tooth) pull out, extract (Sma)
Tongan Faki Pick, pluck, especially banana, coconut (Cwd)
Tuamotu Haki Pick, pluck (Stn)
Tuvalu Faki Pull off coconuts (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Faki(a) Pick (nuts, breadfruit, etc.) (Hvn)
West Futuna Faki/a Pluck out one by one (Dty)
West Futuna Faki/a To wean (Cpl)
West Uvea Fakii-a Cueillir (fruits) (Hmn)

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