Protoform: PAKU.D [MP] Scab, crust; scabby, crusty

Description: Scab, crust; scabby, crusty
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*5 PMP *beku` "gerinnen, kruste" (Dpf. 1938).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Paku Scab; partie grillée du taro cuit au four que l'on enlève avant de le manger (Mfr)
East Uvea Paku Crust, scab (Rch)
Luangiua Paʔu Scab; hard top of pudding (Smd)
New Zealand Maori Paku Scab (Wms)
Niue Paku Unkempt, scaly (skin, hair, etc) (Sph)
Niue Mata/paku A scab, pimple (Lws)
Nukuoro Bagu Scab, crust (Crl)
Penrhyn Paku Dandruff (Sta)
Pukapuka Paku Dandruff; crust (e.g. on bread); sores on head (Bge)
Rarotongan Paku Dandruff (Bse)
Rennellese Paku Crusted over, but still sore, of boil or cut; roasted hard, as taro (Ebt)
Samoan Paʔu Scab , crust (Prt)
Samoan Paʔu/paʔu Scabs; nose-pickings (McP)
Takuu Paku Burnt, hard part of a food (e.g. rice); outer part of the core of a tree where the wood is dry and hard (Mle)
Tokelau Paku/paku Scab (Sma)
Tongan Pacoo Crimp, crisp, cracknel of baked pork; also the scab of a sore, crust (Mar)
Tongan Paku Crust (Cwd)
Tongan Poku Scabies (Cwd)

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