Protoform: PAA-KEKE [CE] To remove skin, bark by scraping, peeling: *paa-ke(e)ke(e)

Description: To remove skin, bark by scraping, peeling: *paa-ke(e)ke(e)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Paaʔee To peel, as bark; a bunch of cleaned bark (Pki)
Marquesas Pakeke Curer, jeter dehors (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Paakeekee Grate, scrape, remove skin from potatoes (Wms)
Tahitian Paaʔeʔe Raser, râcler la peau d'un cochon (Lmt)
Tuamotu Paakeke Rake, scrape up (as with an instrument or stick); rub against (as a line over the gunwale of a canoe); rub, flatten out (as in drawing pandanus leaves back and forth against a post (Stn)
Tuvalu Pakee Scissors; cut hair Problematic (Rby)

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