Protoform: SAQALO [EO] Scrape, clean by scraping, rub smooth

Description: Scrape, clean by scraping, rub smooth
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic

*2 PCP *saxalo "scrape (coconut)", PFJ *i/sakalo "cocnut scraper"
*3 PEO *saqalo "scrape, clean by scraping, rub smooth" (LPO I:242).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ta/taro To fan, to brush, to sweep Problematic (Fbg)
East Futuna Saʔalo Smooth and straighten e.g. pandanus leaves (Bgs)
East Uvea Haʔaalo Racler, polir une feuille de Pandanus pour faire une natte (Rch)
Easter Island Haʔaro Peler, descascarar, quitar el hollejo (Bxn)
Emae Saaro Scrape pandanus leaves for making mats (Cpl)
Fijian I/sakaro Shell used for scraping coconuts (Cpl)
Hawaiian Halo Motion of fins or hands in swimming; motion of rubbing; to rub, polish (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Saaro Tidal wave Problematic (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Haala To smooth by rubbing or scraping (Lbr)
Luangiua Saalo Disembowel Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Mangareva ʔA/ʔaro Rendre lisse les feuilles de pandanus pour en faire des nattes (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Haro Scrape (back of pandanus leaf), hollow out canoe hull (Bck)
Marquesas Ha(ha)ʔo Oter, enlever les piquants des feuilles de pandanus (Dln)
Moriori Haro Scrape flax (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Haaro Remove outer skin of flax leaves by scraping with a shell, to scutch (Bgs)
Niue Vai /halo/ A dish of scraped coconut and arrowroot (McE)
Penrhyn Saaro Scrape, make smooth (Sta)
Pukapuka Yalu Scrape pandanus leaves with shell to make them smooth Phonologically Irregular (Mta)
Rennellese Saaʔago Scrape, as kie leaves with a shell (Ebt)
Samoan Saalo Rub smooth with scraper (Prt)
Sikaiana Saalo Make the surface smooth, of a canoe; whip with a knife in order to make soft, as in softening pandanus {kie} for weaving; whip, as in whipping a child (Dnr)
Tahitian Haro To smooth back the hair; to pull the raoere or leaves tied together to catch fish (Dvs)
Takuu Saa(o)roo Scrape something (with a knife, etc.) in order to soften it (Mle)
Tikopia Saaro Scrape, grate up, scratch, sweep (Fth)
Tokelau Haalo Wipe in a sweeping movement (e.g. clean one's lips with one's own tongue) (Sma)
Tongan Haʔalo Make clean and smooth by scraping (Cwd)
Tuamotu Haaro Scrape, clean by scraping; sweeping motion of arms (Stn)
Tuvalu Haalo Flatten and smooth coiled Pandanus strand by running stick along it (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Alo/hia Scrape (Hvn)

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