Protoform: SIKO [MP] Catch, lay hold of

Description: Catch, lay hold of
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *hiko-fi 'oven tongs'
*4 POC *sikop 'catch with hands' (LPO VI:229).
*5 PMP *cikep "catch with the hands" (Bst.1980).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Iko(iko) Roll up string; transfer string figure to another person's hands. Problematic (Fbg)
East Futuna Siko Coil a line (Mfr)
East Uvea Hiko Juggle, gather up (Btn)
Easter Island Hiko To snitch, snatch away, pilfer (Kvt)
Easter Island Hiko/hiko Snatch (Fts)
Emae Siko/fia Catch in midair (Cpl)
Fijian Ciqo-ma Catch, lay hold on, chiefly of things thrown (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Siko-fia Catch in the hands (Clk)
Luangiua Siʔo Catch, lay hold of (Smd)
Mangareva ʔIko Enlever (Jnu)
Mangareva Ko/ʔiko Petit poche mise au bout d'une perche pour cueillir des fruits; cueillir des fruits de cette manière (Rch)
Marquesas Hiko Oter, enlever, arracher, prendre de force; ravir, dérober, priver de; extraire (Lch)
Marquesas Pa/héko A small hand net to take up fish (Crk)
Marquesas Pa/hiko (MQN), pa/fiʔo (MQS) Petit filet au bout d'une perche, pour cueillir les fruits, ou prendre des poissons. Pêcher (à l'épuisette); to fish with a dipnet (filet pour attraper le poisson-volant; net to catch flying-fish) (Atl). Problematic (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Hiko Snatch (Wms)
Nuguria Siho Fangen (Ths)
Nuguria Hiko Grab, get (Dvl)
Nukuoro Sigo Catch (a ball) (Crl)
Pukapuka Liko Take, grasp, seize Phonologically Irregular (Bge)
Rennellese Siko Catch (as a ball); wave, toss, throw, coil (Ebt)
Rotuman Hiko Juggle, catch balls Problematic (Cwd)
Sikaiana Siko To catch a ball (Dnr)
Takuu Siko Catch (Mle)
Tikopia Siko Gather cord for manipulation; coil fishline or other cord; catch (mod.) (Fth)
Tokelau Hiko Wind or pull in, of a line (Sma)
Tongan Hiko Juggle, gather up (Cwd)
Tongan Hico To take up any thing that has been collected together; to tuck up, as one's dress; the name of a gamedress (Mar)
Tuvalu Hiko Catch, juggle, lift cooked food from fire or oven (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Iko/hia Catch (Hvn)
West Futuna Siko/fia Catch (Dty)
West Uvea Siko (ina) Bâton pour reprendre le filet jeté; reprendre le filet Borrowed (Hmn)

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