Protoform: KOSI [AN] Scrape, scratch (Rby)

Description: Scrape, scratch (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*4 POC *kosi "scrape, scratch (to mark something)" (LPO I:241).
*5 PAN *keskes "scratch, scrape" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Koii To scratch with one`s fingernail (Fbg)
East Uvea Kohi Couper legerement; egratigner (Btn)
East Uvea Kohiʔi Coupes legerement; egratigner (Btn)
Kapingamarangi Koi Metal hand grater for grating soft coconut flesh; to so do Phonologically Irregular (Lbr)
Luangiua Osi Slice Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Marquesas Koi Inflammation aux cuisses; excoriation Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Nggela Kohi Scrape (Fox)
Niue Pohii, kohii Coarse (of voice) Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nukuoro Goi Scrape (Crl)
Pukapuka Koyi Stripe, streak, crease (Bge)
Rotuman ʔOi Scrape. :scrape, grate Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan ʔO/ʔosi/ Scratch, scrape (Prt)
Tikopia Kosi Pinch out (as a bud, some powder etc.) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fth)
Tokelau Kohi Score, scratch (Sma)
Tongan Kohi Scratch with a sharp point (Cwd)
Tongan Ma/cohi To scratch (Mar)
Tongan Kohii To make a scratching noise (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kohi/hi Tear, strip off Uncertain Semantic Connection (Stn)

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