Protoform: KOHO [OC] Digging stick, husking stake: *ko(h,s)o

Description: Digging stick, husking stake: *ko(h,s)o
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*4 *kojom "husking stick; to husk (coconuts)" (LPO I:167).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Koso Beche, et tout qui sert a creuser (Mfr)
Emae Koso Digging stick, husking stick (Cpl)
Fijian Kosova Cut with a koso shell Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔOo Sharp-pointed stick, coconut husker, body pain (Pki)
Hawaiian ʔOo/ʔoo Digging-stick (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Koo Husking stick (Clk)
Mangaia Koo To dig (Chn)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ko Coconut husker (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Koho/a Open husked coconut shell (Bck)
Marquesas Ko Morceau de fer, do bois pointu dont on se sert pour enlever l’écorce du coco ou pour bêcher la terre (Dln)
Moriori Koo/ia Dug out (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Koo Implement for digging or planting (Wms)
Niue Koho Digging stick (Sph)
Nuguria Koo Clitoris (Ray)
Nuguria Pito/koo Stick used to husk coconuts; horns of cows, sheep, etc. (Dvl)
Nukuoro Goo Taro spade (Crl)
Penrhyn Koo A coconut husker ; to husk, thrust (Cbl)
Pukapuka Koyo Coconut husking-stick (Bge)
Pukapuka Koo/koo Heavy throwing stick (weapon) (Bge)
Rapa Ko To lance, pierce; a digging stick (Sks)
Rarotongan Koo Anything that is used to dig or poke or thrust with, a spear; poke; husking stake; boring implement; horn (Bse)
Rennellese Koso Digging-stick, pick-axe (Ebt)
Samoan ʔOso Digging stick (Prt)
Sikaiana Koo Husking stick (Dnr)
Tahitian O A spade, a stick used by the Tahitians to dig with (Dvs)
Tahitian ʔOo Pieu pour enlever la bourre des cocos; enlever la bourre des cocos; creuser la terre verticalement, faire des trous dans la terre, bêcher (Lmt)
Takuu Koo Any long object with a sharp end: sharpened stick used for digging, husking coconuts, etc.; part of a backstrap loom; canine tooth; cockspur (Mle)
Tikopia Koso Digging stick or implement (Fth)
Tokelau Koho Coconut-husking stake (Sma)
Tuamotu Koo Husking stick for coconuts, dig, etc., with pointed implement, pierce (Stn)
Tupuaki O Stripped of the husk, as a coconut (Atn)
Tuvalu Koho Husking stick (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Koo Digging stick ; stick for husking coconuts (Ebt)
West Futuna Ko Digging stick; stick used for husking coconuts; marlin or sailfish. Grand pieu; (Istiophorus gladius [sailfish]) (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna (Ko)ko/ia To husk coconuts. Enlever avec pieu (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Koo ko hfine Blue marlin (Fkm)
West Futuna Ko tane Sailfish (Fkm)

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