Protoform: SELU [MP] Comb

Description: Comb
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. CE *seru "scratch the earth, as a fowl does, scrape, dig"
*3 PEO *i-seru "comb" (Gty.1983).
*4 PRO *seru "comb" (Mke.1968).
*5 PMP *saRu "comb" (ACD) (LPO I:105).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Selu Comb (Bgs)
East Uvea Helu Comb; to comb (Rch)
Emae Seru Se coiffer, peigner (Rve)
Fijian Seru/ta Comb v (Cpl)
Fijian I/seru/ Comb n (Cpl)
Gedaged Saz Head decoration made from feathers (Mgr)
Hawaiian Helu-a To scratch the earth, as a hen; to dig with the fingers; to paw the earth, as an angry bull (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Seru Comb (Clk)
Luangiua Helu/helu Pandanus hat Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Marquesas Ko/feʔu (MQS) Peigne, peigner Phonologically Irregular (Chf)
Marquesas Pa/heʔu, pa/ʔehu (MQN) Peigne, peigner Problematic (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Heru-a Comb (Wms)
Nguna Seru Comb (Stz)
Niue Hetu Comb (n); to comb Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nuguria Heru/heru Comb (n,v) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Selu. Seru (Crn). Comb (Crl)
Pukapuka Yelu To comb (Mta)
Rennellese Segu Comb, to comb (Ebt)
Rotuman Seru Comb (Cwd)
Samoan Selu Comb (Prt)
Sikaiana Selu (of hair) Combed (Dnr)
Takuu Selu Comb (Hwd)
Takuu Seru Comb; long tail feathers of rooster and some other birds (Mle)
Tikopia Seru To comb (Fth)
Tokelau Helu Comb (Sma)
Tongan Helu Comb, preen (Cwd)
Tongan Heloo A comb; to comb (Mar)
Tuamotu Paa/heru/heru Comb the hair (Stn)
Waya Seru/ti Comb something (out) (Ply)
West Futuna Seru Comb (n,v) (Dty)
West Uvea Selu-a Peigne, se peigner, peigner, coiffer (Hmn)

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