Protoform: PANI.1 [OC] Paint, smear, rub oil on

Description: Paint, smear, rub oil on
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*1 Cf. FU *pani.3 "ritual humbling of self or others"
*4 POC *pani "apply oil or paint to the body" (Chowning 1991) (LPO I:101)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pani Color (n,v) (Fbg)
East Futuna Pani Oil the hair (Bgs)
East Uvea Pani Barbouiller, oindre, enduire (Rch)
Fijian Vani Put oil through hair with fingers (Cpl)
Hawaiian Poni Anoint, oil, daub Problematic (Pki)
Luangiua Paŋi Paint body; ashes of fire, charcoal (Smd)
Mangareva Paani Répandre sur; oindre (Rch)
Mangareva Koro/pani Barbouiller, salir (Rch)
Mangareva Ta/pani Barbouiller, salir quelqu'un ou quelque chose; emplâtrer; calomnier, blesser quelqu'un dans sa réputation par des fausses accusations (Rch)
Marquesas Pani. Páne (Crk). Anoint with oil. Oindre[Northwest Marquesan Dialect]; pommade, huile de coco avec mélange de eka, safran d'Océanie (Lch). Cocoa-nut oil, when appropriated for anointing the head (Crk). (Dln)
Marquesas Ta/pai Barbouiller, enduire, teindre; coller Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Marquesas Pani/eʔe (Ua Pou) S'oindre de huile de coco, de pommade (Lch)
Marquesas Ta/pí To dress or deck with ornaments; to anoint or daub; to stick on Phonologically Irregular (Crk)
Moriori Pani Besmear (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Pani Paint, smear (Wms)
Niue Pani Paint, smear, rub oil on (I) Problematic (???)
Pukapuka Pani To put marks on something (e.g. face) (Mta)
Rarotongan Pani Paint, smear, rub oil on (Bse)
Rennellese Pani Anoint, as head with turmeric (Ebt)
Rotuman Pani To paint (Cwd)
Samoan Pani Dye (hair, etc.) (Prt)
Sikaiana Pani/pani To have many different colours (Dnr)
Takuu Pani Smear, as of a mark on the skin; paint face or body, apply turmeric markings to corpse (Mle)
Tikopia Pani Mark of colour, applied to person or object, incl. charcoal stripe in trad. ritual; to paint, apply colour (Fth)
Tokelau Pani Coral lime (used as paint) (Sma)
Tongan Pani Smear, rub oil on (Cwd)
Tongan Pani To bedaub, to smear (Mar)
Tuamotu Pani Paint, smear, rub oil on (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pani/a Paint, decorate (Hvn)
West Futuna Paŋi-a To plaster over Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)

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