Protoform: SAAKULE [OC] Search head for lice, examine carefully

Description: Search head for lice, examine carefully
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*1 Cf NP *faakule, PN *waakule "search head for lice", EP *saaruke; PN *saa-kili "look for, search for"
*4 POC *(n)sakule "search hair for lice".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Saakune Faire quelquechose sans s'arrêter; travailler sans arrêt (terme ancien) Problematic (Mfr)
East Uvea Hakule Chercher en fouillant (Btn)
Easter Island Aruke To remove lice Phonologically Irregular (Fts)
Fijian Cakule Lift up in searching, part hair to find lice (Cpl)
Hawaiian Haaʔule, haaʔuke, naaʔuke Examine carefully, search head for lice (Pki)
Mangareva ʔAkure/kure. Akure (Rch). Search head for lice. Epouiller, chercher des poux (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Haakure Search (Head) for lice (Wms)
Nukuoro (Sa)agule, ageli Pick head lice (Crl)
Penrhyn Aakure Pick up Problematic (Sta)
Rarotongan ʔAaruke Examine carefully, search head for lice Phonologically Irregular (Mka)
Rotuman Saʔule Separate hair and pick out lice (Cwd)
Takuu Saakure Search for lice in someone's hair (Mle)
Tongan Hakule Rummage about, examine carefully (Cwd)
Tuamotu Aruke, raruke To delouse Phonologically Irregular (Stn)
Waya Caakule Part the hair to look for lice (Ply)

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