Protoform: HEKE [PN] To mount, go on board, perch

Description: To mount, go on board, perch
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*4 POC *sake "embark, ride on a canoe" (LPO I:205)
*5 PMP *sakay "embark, be aboard, ride (on a vessel +)".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Eke Se percher (des oiseaux) (Mfr)
Easter Island Eke Climb, embark, mount (Fts)
Hawaiian Eʔe Mount v (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Ike To board (Clk)
Mangareva Eke/ga Action de monter dans un endroit élevé (Jnu)
Mangareva E/eke Monter sur un navire, sur une élévation; s'embarquer; offrande aux dieux pour faciliter le passage d'une âme au po porotu (Rch)
Marquesas Eke Monter, se lever (en parlant des astres). Devenir chef ou responsable (Lch). (Dln)
Moriori Eke Be aground . Come on to Problematic (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Eke Mount (e.g. a horse), go up onto. Mount a woman (esp. Ngapuhi) (Bgs)
Niue Heke Mount ; ride. Ride [e.g. on bus] (Sph). (McE)
Pukapuka Y/eke Canoe seat; prefix for counting seats in canoe Phonologically Irregular (Bge)
Rarotongan Eke Be in rut, ready to serve female (of animals) , (Bse)
Rennellese Eke Go on, board, mount, as a horse (Ebt)
Samoan Eʔe To raise on supports, as a canoe raised from the ground to keep it from rotting (Prt)
Tahitian Ee To mount a horse; to get on board a canoe, boat, or ship; to ground, as a ship on a shallow place; grounded, as a ship (Dvs)
Tokelau Heke- Numeral prefix: denotes the number of seats in a canoe for paddlers to sit on; refers to number of crew members in a canoe Phonologically Irregular (Sma)
Tongan Heka To sit on anything raised above the ground; to mount or go aboard; to ride in or on Phonologically Irregular (Cwd)
Tongan Heca To sit down on a chair, bank, or bench; to embark; deposited, settled, placed in (Mar)
Tuamotu Eke Mount (v.) (Stn)
West Futuna Eke Rest upon, alight on, perch on (Dty)
West Futuna Ko/ige (ANI) To perch (of bird) (Cpl)
West Uvea Eke(tia) Etre assis (Hmn)

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