Protoform: SUAKI.* [EP] Open up, as a grave, an earth-oven; disinter

Description: Open up, as a grave, an earth-oven; disinter
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *sua.2 "turn over, lever up soil with stick when weeding".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Huaki To harvest/dig out yams, taro or sweet potatoes (old term) (Mtx)
Easter Island Huaʔi Destroy, mess up Problematic (Wbr)
Hawaiian Huaʔi To disclose, reveal, uncover, as an oven; to disinter, dig up; pour forth, break forth; to churn water, as a ship propellor (Pki)
Mangaia ʔUaaki Remove, pull off with force (Sta)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Huaki Open (Sve)
Marquesas Huai ʔi te umu Retirer les pierres du four (Dln)
Marquesas Huʔai Retirer, sortir la nourriture du four Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Moriori Hiwaki, hiwiki, hikui = MAO huaki (Wms) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Huaki-na Open, uncover (as earth-oven, grave) (Wms)
Penrhyn Suaki To open, be opened (Sta)
Pukapuka Yuaki Open out, expose; remove covering of leaves from a canoe Problematic (Bge)
Raʔivavae Huaʔi To remove the cover of an earth oven; (frly) to reveal, disclose (Stn)
Rapa ʔUaki To open the oven (Sks)
Rarotongan ʔUaki Push or pull open, as a window or sliding door (Bse)
Tahitian Huaʔi Découvrir le four polynésien; révéler (Lmt)
Tuamotu Huaki Uncover earth-oven (Stn)

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