Protoform: SIKI.1A [OC] Lift (v); shift or move to another place; carry child in arms

Description: Lift (v); shift or move to another place; carry child in arms
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*0 >> PN *ma-siki "be lifted, raised"
*4 POC *sigi (Mke. 1961).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Iki To lift, carry b Problematic (Fbg)
East Futuna Siki Se lever pour partir; soulever, déplacer quelque chose de lourd; changer de place (Mfr)
East Uvea Hiki Lever, soulever, élever, hausser, transporter... (Rch)
Easter Island Hiki To stand on one's toes (Fts)
Easter Island Hiki puku Boast (of wrong doing, bad) (archaic) (Wbr)
Hawaiian Hiʔi Carry in the arms (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Siike/a To lift Phonologically Irregular (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Higi Transport (by carrying); serve (food); give each person his portion (by calling out names) (Lbr)
Luangiua Siʔi Lift (Smd)
Mangareva ʔIki Hold a child in the arms. Tenir un enfant sur les bras, sur les genoux. (Jnu)
Marquesas Tama hiki, tama hiʔi Nourrir, élever un enfant (Dln)
Marquesas Hiki To hold in the arms. Fuite, évasion (Lch). (Dln)
Moriori Hiki Carry (as a child), nurse (a child) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Hiki Lift up, raise; carry in the arms, nurse (e.g. a baby); remove, take away, convey; get up, set out, move (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Hiki Move [change residence] (Tmo)
Niue Hiki Raise (hand); change, alter (vt); adopt (child); land (vi) from canoe (Sph)
Niue Liki/ti, niki/ti Lift, hold up, uplift, raise Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Penrhyn Siki Rock a baby to sleep; lift; put one on the other; to hold a baby on one's lap and sway it, dandle (Sta)
Penrhyn Hiki Elect Borrowed (Sta)
Pukapuka Yiki Lift up; remove (Bge)
Raʔivavae Hiʔi To lift up, raise; to lift up in the arms, as a child; to dandle, jounce, bounce; to carry on the hip (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔIki Shift position of something, turn something around; dandle, nurse (a child) in the arms; select, elect, appoint, install (Bse)
Rennellese Siki/siki To raise up, as an outrigger float in a high wind (Egt)
Rotuman Hiki To exaggerate Problematic (Cwd)
Rotuman Siki To lift Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Siʔi To lift; to take oneself off in a grudge (Prt)
Tahitian Hii To dandle, nurse, take a child in the arms (Dvs)
Tahitian Hiʔi Prendre un enfant dans ses bras, bercer (Lmt)
Tikopia Siki Lift up; hold in arms; catch in hands (Fth)
Tokelau Hiki To lift, raise (as a canoe, a price) (Sma)
Tongan Hiki To lift, raise; to move from one place to another; to die (Cwd)
Tongan Higgi To raise, to lift, to heave (Mar)
Tuamotu Hiki Lift up, raise; lift up in arms (as a child), jounce, bounce, dandle; set out, move, go from one place to another, migrate (Stn)
Tuvalu Hiki Lift; shift a house; replant; a stick kept in a canoe to help lift; hit a fish with such a stick (Rby)
Tuvalu Siki Move, shift, lift up (Jsn)
West Futuna Siki-na To take into one's arms; to nurse; take up net in fishing (Cpl)
West Futuna Ka/siki-a Twirl stick or club, as in some dances (Cpl)
West Futuna Sigi Transfer (from one place to another), transplant (Crl)

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