Protoform: HUQI.1 [EO] Take off a garment; take something off a hook or peg; pick pandanus fruit

Description: Take off a garment; take something off a hook or peg; pick pandanus fruit
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic

*0 >> PN *maa-huqi "sprained, dislocated"
*3 PEO *suqi "take something down (from a hook or branch)" (LPO I:280).
*8 Note: EFU VqV > qVV is a regular change.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Uui Gather Pandanus fruit or Betel Nuts (Fbg)
East Futuna ʔUi Pay a debt, settle an account; take off (a garment) (Bgs)
East Uvea Hui Detacher; dependre . Problematic (Btn)
Kapingamarangi Uii Pick Pandanus fruit (Lbr)
Luangiua Ui Shed, throw off (clothes) (Smd)
Luangiua ʔUi Take off (Smd)
Mangareva Ui Cueillir des legumes ou des fruits de terre (Jnu)
Marquesas Ui Cueillir des fruits, faire la récolte des fruits (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Ui Disentangle, disengage, unravel (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Hui-a Take off (e.g. a shirt) (Bgs)
Nggela Hui Take down from or off, as off a peg on wall; to unclothe; take hook from mouth of fish; make money payment; redeem, ransom; give one's life for another (Fox)
Niue Faka/hui/ Unloose, abrogate (Sph)
Nukumanu Ui Take off (clothes) (Trt)
Nukuoro Ui Pick Pandanus (Crl)
Nukuoro Haga/ui/ Removes (clothes etc.), disrobe, undress; lose contact with (Crl)
Pukapuka Uwi Take off clothes (Sby)
Rennellese ʔUi Take canoe out to sea; extract Pandanus keys; take off (e.g. shirt); unlash (e.g. sail); free oneself from (Ebt)
Rotuman Sui Unloose, undo, untie, unbind; disentangle; take off clothes (Cwd)
Samoan Ui Take down, take off (something hanging); free from restriction or taboo (Prt)
Sikaiana Uui To replace something that is hanging; to change a shoulder garment {puipui} or the bottles that hang from trees collecting coconut sap; to change something dangerous into something harmless through ritual (Dnr)
Takuu Uii Remove something from its hanger, lift off, undress, remove one’s clothing (shirt, pants, shoes, etc.); pick pandanus fruit (Mle)
Tokelau Ui Lift off (something hanging), take off clothes, cut down bunch of Pandanus fruit (Sma)
Tongan Huʔi Detach, take off, slip off; pick by the bunch; cast off, give up (bad habits etc.) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Ui Detach, disentangle, unloosen (Stn)
Tuvalu Ui Take something off, undress oneself; strip dead leaves from coconut tree (Rby)

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