Protoform: SAA-KILI.1 [PN] Look for, search for

Description: Look for, search for
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *saakule "search head for lice"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Saakili Chasser les crabes de cocotier. Chercher, aller à la recherche des écrevisses et de certains oiseaux (tavake) (Gzl). (Mfr)
East Futuna Sakili Chercher quelqu'un, rechercher. Chercher, tâcher de trouver, de découvrir (Gzl). (Mfr)
East Futuna Sakili Rummage (as in a suitcase), search for something (Bgs)
East Uvea Hakili Deployer tous ses efforts pour trouver. Etaler, défaire, déployer (Rch). (Btn)
Emae Saakiri Look for (Cpl)
Penrhyn Aakiri Make clearance of any place . Clear, make things tidy; cast off; take off, take out, pull out Problematic (Sta)
Penrhyn Haakiri To throw away. Discard (Bck). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sta)
Pukapuka Yaakili Look for, search, hunt for food (Mta)
Rarotongan Aakiri-ʔia Make a clearance of any place, to make a clear space (Sve)
Rennellese Saakuni To unwrap, open, as a parcel; to pull up, as sleeves; to clear away, as brush Phonologically Irregular (Ebt)
Samoan Saaʔili Look for, search for (Prt)
Sikaiana V/akili/ Open a wrapped material bit by bit Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Tikopia Sakiri Look for, search (Fth)
Tokelau Hakili Search for, seek (Sma)
Tongan Haakili To examine or inspect carefully. Rare (Cwd)
Tongan Hakili To make a thorough examination of (looking in every nook and corner) in searching for something (Cwd)
Tuvalu Hakili To rummage for a particular object (Rby)
West Uvea Sakili-a Chercher (Hmn)

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