Protoform: AO.1 [CP] Scoop up, gather together

Description: Scoop up, gather together
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*2 PCP *a(r)o (Gty. 1983).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Ao Gather together, collect (Bgs)
Easter Island Ao Take spoonful or handful of (Fts)
Marquesas Ao Ramasser soit avec la main, soit avec un filet au bout d'une perche (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Ao Scoop up in both hands (Wms)
Niue Ao/ao Pick up rubbish, sweep up with hands (McE)
Nukumanu Ao/ao Collect (taxes) (Trt)
Rennellese Ao Tie or bind tightly (as hair); be close together (as coconut palms); be narrow Problematic (Ebt)
Rotuman Ao/aki Search with hands, groping Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Ao Collect, gather (Prt)
Sikaiana Ao Scoop up (Sps)
Takuu Ao Gather up small items (rice or sand) from a flat surface; scoop up (Hwd)
Tikopia Ao/ao Collect, as by brushing up (Fth)
Tokelau Ao Collect, gather; be good, successful at catching or gathering foodstuffs (Sma)
Tongan Ao/faki Comprehensive, all-inclusive... Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cwd)
Tuvalu Ao/faki Total (Rby)
Tuvalu Ao/faki Gather things into a pile (Nks)
West Futuna Au/ia To gather, collect, bring together Phonologically Irregular (Dty)
West Uvea Ao(fia) Ramasser en une poignée, dans le creux de la main ou dans les deux mains jointes (Hmn)

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