Protoform: SAFU.2 [OC] Scrape

Description: Scrape
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*4 POC *sapu(t) "pull up, pull out, pluck (fruit, nuts)" (LPO I:137).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Cavu/raka Pull up forcibly, as weeds (Cpl)
Hawaiian Hahu To clear, smooth, level; purge (as the bowels) (Pki)
Hawaiian Hehu Uproot, dig up, put to flight, drive away (Pki)
Mangareva ʔAʔu Mordre le fruit de pandanus Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Marquesas Hahu Plane, rabot; planter, polir avec la plane; écanguer (Lch)
Marquesas Pi/hahu Rabot, varlope (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Hahu Disinter (especially bones of dead) which are then scraped clean (Bgs)
Penrhyn Sahu To rub; rub dry pandanus leaves against a stake (a process in preparing pandanus leaf thatch) (Sta)
Raʔivavae Hahu To shave; plane (n,v) (Stn)
Tahitian Hahu Rasoir, rabot; raser, raboter (Lmt)
Tahitian Pa/hahu/ Scrape bamboo to obtain thin layer for plaiting (Hdy)
Tuamotu Hahu Scoop, scrape (Stn)

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