Protoform: SIKI.1A [OC] Lift (v); carry or hold a child in the arms

Description: Lift (v); carry or hold a child in the arms
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*0 >> PN *ma-siki "be lifted, raised"
*4 POC *sigi (Mke. 1961).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Iki To lift, carry (Fbg)
East Futuna Siki Soulever, déplacer quelque chose de lourd (Mfr)
East Uvea Hiki Lever, soulever, élever, hausser (Rch)
Easter Island Hiki To stand on one's toes Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fts)
Easter Island Hiki puku Boast (of wrong doing, bad) (archaic) (Wbr)
Hawaiian Hiʔi Carry in the arms (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Siike/a To lift Phonologically Irregular (Clk)
Luangiua Siʔi Lift (Smd)
Mangareva ʔIki Hold a child in the arms. Tenir un enfant sur les bras, sur les genoux. (Jnu)
Marquesas Tama hiki, tama hiʔi Nourrir, élever un enfant (Dln)
Marquesas Hiki To hold in the arms (Dln)
Moriori Hiki Carry (as a child), nurse (a child) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Hiki Lift up, raise; carry in the arms, nurse (e.g. a baby) (Wms)
Niue Hiki Raise (hand); adopt (child) (Sph)
Niue Liki/ti, niki/ti Lift, hold up, uplift, raise Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Penrhyn Siki Rock a baby to sleep; lift; put one on the other; to hold a baby on one's lap and sway it, dandle (Sta)
Penrhyn Hiki Elect Borrowed (Sta)
Pukapuka Yiki Lift up (Bge)
Raʔivavae Hiʔi To lift up, raise; to lift up in the arms, as a child; to dandle, jounce, bounce; to carry on the hip (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔIki Dandle, nurse (a child) in the arms; select, elect, appoint, install (Bse)
Rennellese Siki/siki To raise up, as an outrigger float in a high wind (Egt)
Rotuman Hiki To exaggerate Problematic (Cwd)
Rotuman Siki To lift Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Siʔi To lift (Prt)
Tahitian Hii To dandle, nurse, take a child in the arms (Dvs)
Tahitian Hiʔi Prendre un enfant dans ses bras, bercer (Lmt)
Tikopia Siki Lift up; hold in arms; catch in hands (Fth)
Tokelau Hiki To lift, raise (as a canoe, a price) (Sma)
Tongan Hiki To lift, raise (Cwd)
Tongan Higgi To raise, to lift, to heave (Mar)
Tuamotu Hiki Lift up, raise; lift up in arms (as a child), jounce, bounce, dandle (Stn)
Tuvalu Hiki Lift (Rby)
Tuvalu Siki Lift up (Jsn)
West Futuna Siki-na To take into one's arms; to nurse; take up net in fishing (Cpl)
West Futuna Ka/siki-a Twirl stick or club, as in some dances (Cpl)

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