Protoform: TAKA-SISI [EC] Scoop out coconut meat; cut copra *taka-si(s)i

Description: Scoop out coconut meat; cut copra *taka-si(s)i
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EC: Ellicean

*1 Cf. PN *sisi.3 "scoop out", *taka.1d "loose, separated"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Kapingamarangi Daga/tii Scoop out by inserting knife between meat and shell; to cut copra Phonologically Irregular (Lbr)
Luangiua Ka/sii White meat, ripe nut (Smd)
Nukumanu Taka/sii Copra production (Fbg)
Nukuoro Daga/sisi Scoop out by inserting a knife between the meat and the shell (e.g. in cutting copra) (Crl)
Takuu Taka/sii Copra (Mle)

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