Protoform: RAKU [AN] Scratch (v.t.)

Description: Scratch (v.t.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. TA *paa-raku "rake"
*4 POC *karu(t) "scratch with fingernails or claws" (LPO I:237).
*5 PMP *garut'.
*6 PAN *karut "scrape, rasp" (ACD).
*8 Note. Changed from *raku. TON,EUV,NIU perhaps from PPN *aku.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Bugotu Ngga/nggaru/ Scratch (Ivs) (Ray)
East Uvea Vaku To scratch Problematic (Rch)
Easter Island Ra/raku, raku/raku Scratch (Kvt)
Emae Raku/tia To scratch (Cpl)
Fijian Kadru/va Scratch (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Karu/karu Scratch Problematic (Clk)
Kapingamarangi L/lagu Grab up, claw v (Lbr)
Luangiua (Lau)laʔu Scratch (Smd)
Mangareva Raku/raku Scratch (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ra/raku To scratch (Krk)
Moriori Raku Scrape (Shd)
Mota Karu Scratch (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Ra(ra)ku Scratch, scrape (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Rakuraku Rake n (Wms)
Niue V/aku(v/aku) Scribble, scratch Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Niue Laku To mix; to touch, handle Problematic (Sph)
Niue H/aku Scratch (Sph)
Nuguria Raku/raku Scratch with claws (Dvl)
Nuguria R/raku Scratch with a nail (Dvl)
Nukuoro Lagu Claw (Crl)
Penrhyn Ra/raku/ Scratch with fingernails or claws (Sta)
Penrhyn Raku/raku Scratch (Sta)
Pukapuka La/laku/ Scratch (Bge)
Raʔivavae Gaʔu To scrape Problematic (Zpn)
Rapa Rako/rako To scratch, as for flea bites Problematic (Sks)
Rarotongan Raku(raku) Scratch with fingernails or claws (Bse)
Rarotongan Raraku Scratched (Bse)
Rotuman Aʔu Scratch; dig, dig for, dig up Problematic (Cwd)
Saʔa Karu Scratch (Ivs)
Samoan Lalaʔu Scratch (Prt)
Sikaiana Laku/laku To scratch; to draw someone's attention by scratching them (Dnr)
Tahitian Raʔu/raʔu Gratter, se gratter (Lmt)
Takuu L/laku, raku Touch someone once, then flick one's finger back across their skin or clothing, to gain their attention (Mle)
Tikopia Raku Throw away, cast out Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fth)
Tongan Vaku Scratch Phonologically Irregular (Cwd)
Tongan Vacoo To claw, to scratch (Mar)
Tuamotu Raku Scratch, scrape (Stn)
Tuamotu Ra/raku/ Scratch with fingernails (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laku Scratch (Hnh)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laku/hia Scratch the body (Grn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laku/ia Scratch (Cme)
Waya Kalu Be scratched by claws or fingernails (Ply)
Waya Kalu-ti Scratch something with claws or fingernails (Ply)

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