Protoform: KELI [OC] Dig v

Description: Dig v
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*1 Cf. *kali.2 "dig by scooping or scraping out"
*4 POC *keli "dig, harvest (tubers)" (LPO I:123)
*8 Note. Dpf. comments on vowel change (Para.152, a,4).
*7 PBN *geli "dig" (Lvy. 1979).
*8 Nominal senses in TON and EFU possibly borrowed from Fijian (Gty).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Keri Dig (Fbg)
East Futuna Keli Terre arrangée en talus pour barrer le passage ou l'obstruer (Gzl)
East Uvea Keli Dig (Btn)
Easter Island Keri Dig (Fts)
Emae Keri/a To dig (Cpl)
Fijian Keli/a Dig v (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔEli Dig v (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Geli Dig (soil), dig up (e.g. taro patch); new taro pit (made by a group) (Lbr)
Lau ʔEli Dig (Ivs)
Luangiua ʔEli Dig; va`ehu (taro sp.) garden (Smd)
Mangaia Keri To dig (Chn)
Mangareva Keri Dig (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Keri To dig (Krk)
Marquesas Keʔi (I) Dig (Dln)
Moriori Keri Dig (Shd)
Mota Gil Dig (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Keri Dig v (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Keli Dig (Dye)
Niue Keli To dig (Sph)
Nuguria Keri Dig; harvest, reap (yam); (a particular) garden of swamp taro (Dvl)
Nukumanu Keri Garden. Dig (Trt). (Fbg)
Nukuoro Geli. Keni (Crn). Dig v (Crl)
Penrhyn Keri Dig (Sta)
Pukapuka Keli-a To dig (Mta)
Rapa Keri To dig (Sks)
Rarotongan Keri Dig v (Bse)
Rennellese Kegi Dig v, especially tubers (Ebt)
Saʔa ʔEli Dig (Ivs)
Samoan ʔli Dig v (Prt)
Sikaiana Keli Dig (Dnr)
Takuu Keri Dig, dig for, dig up (Mle)
Tikopia Keri To dig (Fth)
Tokelau Keli Dig, excavate (Sma)
Tongan Keli Dig v (Cwd)
Tongan Gele A dike, a ditch, to dig, to intrench, a bank of earth (Mar)
Tuamotu Keri Dig v (Stn)
Tuvalu Keli Dig (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Keli Dig (Ray)
West Futuna H/keri (trans. keri/a) Dig (Dty)
West Uvea Keli/a Arracher (p.ex., ignames) (Hmn)

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