Protoform: SAA-KALO [PN] Scrape out, scoop out

Description: Scrape out, scoop out
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *kalo.3 "pick something out of a hole, excavate, dig out"
*1 Cf. CE *tii-karo "scoop out, gouge out (as of eyes)".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta V/akaro To weed small plants and grass by hand (Fbg)
East Futuna Saakalo Remuer ce qui est dans un coco (Mfr)
Ifira-Mele Saakaro Pull Coconut off branch, scoop out banana flesh (Clk)
Marquesas Hakaʔo Make a hollow in, gouge out (I) (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Haakaro Hollow (Wms)
Samoan ʔAu/saʔalo/ Wooden seat to which scraper is fixed (Prt)
Tahitian Haaʔaro Évider, extraire d'une cavité son contenu (Lmt)
Tikopia Sakaaro To clean private parts (of women) (Fth)
Tokelau Hakalo Remove clam meat from shell (Sma)
Tongan Hakalo To scrape the inside of; coconut scraper (Cwd)
Tuamotu Hakaaro Scrape/gouge/scoop out (as meat of coconut) (Stn)

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