Protoform: OLO.3 [FJ] Rub, grate, grind, polish, sharpen

Description: Rub, grate, grind, polish, sharpen
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*0 >> CE *puuoro "grate, scour"
*1 Cf. PN *solo.2 "grate, grind"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Oro Grate a tuber (Fbg)
East Futuna Olo Grate, grind (Mfr)
Easter Island Oro Abrade, grate, grind, rub, scrape, sharpen. Grind, mill; rub with hand (Wbr). (Fts)
Hawaiian Olo Grate, rub back and forth (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Oro Rub, file, sharpen ; grate (Taro) (Ebt)
Luangiua A/lo/lo Grate (Smd)
Luangiua Puumea olo/olo Grated pudding (Smd)
Luangiua Olo vae Inside of thighs Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Luangiua Pae/olo Thigh Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Luangiua Or/oro Schaben [scrape, grate (taro)] (Sar)
Mangareva Oro To rub, to make friction, to whet (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Oro To grate takataka coconuts for oil; cooked grated outer parts of puraka (Bck)
Marquesas Oʔo Râper, frotter, aiguiser sur une pierre (Lch)
Marquesas Haʔa/oʔo (Ua Pou oʔo) Râper (les tubercules); grate (tubers) (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Oro(oro) Sharpen on a stone, grind; rub backwards and forwards (of something on something); annihilate; defame (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Oro/i Sharpen by rubbing (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Olo/olo Rub (Gry)
Niue Olo To rub, to make something smooth; plane (n), to plane Borrowed (Sph)
Nuguria Hatu/oro Whetstone (Dvl)
Nuguria Oro Whet, sharpen (knife, axe) (Dvl)
Nuguria Oro/oro Grate (swamp taro) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Olo Area in which sand has accumulated, beach Uncertain Semantic Connection (Crl)
Penrhyn Oro(oro) Rub; scrub, grate, make fire (Sta)
Pukapuka Olo Name of grated taro pudding (Bge)
Pukapuka Olo/olo Smooth, polish, sharpen (Bge)
Rarotongan Ooro Grate, grind, rub back and forth (Bse)
Rennellese Ogo Rub v; grate, brush (as teeth) (Ebt)
Samoan Olo Grate, grind, rub , rub, make smooth (Prt)
Sikaiana Olo/olo Scrape or rub back and forth continuously, as rubbing tubers or fruit for grating flour (Dnr)
Tahitian Oro Râpe (actuellement en tôle perforée), râper des aliments: taro, manioc, mape, mais pas le coco (Lmt)
Takuu Oro-ia Rub against something, grind, or grate using a long blade with a back and forth motion; tool which uses this action (exs. grating taro, grinding shell artefacts, flattening pandanus leaves) (Mle)
Tikopia Oro/oroi Rub lightly, grate (Fth)
Tokelau Olo Grate, grind, file, rub, smooth out (as Pandanus leaves for thatch) (Sma)
Tongan Olo Rub hard Borrowed (Cwd)
Tuamotu Oro Grate, grind (Stn)
Tuamotu Oro Rub (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Olo Scrape, grate (yam, manioc, but not coconut) (vi) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Olo/ia Grind (vt) (e.g. manioc) (Hvn)

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