Protoform: UKU-I [EP] Rub

Description: Rub
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

*0 < PN *uku.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Akui Ungir; untar. To anoint, to consecrate with oil; to oil, to smear something with oil. (Fts)
Mangareva Ukui Wipe. Essuyer, rayer. (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ukui Rub. Scrape (Ttr). (Krk)
Marquesas Ukui (MQN), uʔui (MQS) Brosser, frotter pour rendre clair et luisant, fourbir, polir. (Lch)
Marquesas ʔAkau ukui (MQN), ʔakau uʔui (Hiva Oa) Bois mâle, incliné, pour allumer le feu par friction; stick held at an angle, used to light fire by friction (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Ukui To wipe, scour or rub something; white clay (Wms)
Raʔivavae (ʔ)Uʔi To rub (Zpn)
Rarotongan Uukuui Rub (as with sandpaper), rub clean, polish (Sve)
Rarotongan Uukii Grate, rub, grind, scrub, scour (Bse)
Tahitian ʔUʔui Frotter (Lmt)
Tahitian Uui To rub or polish a canoe, umete, &c. (Dvs)
Tahitian Ui To grate, to rub; a grater or rubber (Dvs)
Tahitian ʔUi Frotter, effacer (Lmt)
Tuamotu Uki To strike, rub on a rough surface (as a match) (Stn)

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