Protoform: HOKA.1 [PN] Rafter(s)

Description: Rafter(s)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*4 POC *soka(9) "bracing timber, crossbeam" (Grn & Ply).
*5 PNP se(N)kan9 "crossbeam" (Bst 1970).
*6 PAN *se9kar "cross-seat in a boat' (Bst.1971:67).
*1 Cf. PSO *soka.2

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Oka/oka Horizontal rafter (Yen)
Fijian I coka The tie beams of a house, fastened to the pou (Cpl)
Fijian Soka Smaller transversal beams in a house (Cpl)
Fijian Soka (better coka) Smaller transversal beams of a house (Cpl)
Hawaiian Oʔa House rafter (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Oka Transverse rafter-post of a traditional house (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Ogo Rafter (Lbr)
Luangiua Oʔa Rafter (Smd)
Luangiua ʔOʔa Rafters (house) (Smd)
Mangareva Oka Rafter (Buck 1938:235) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Oka Rafter (Bck)
Marquesas Oka Chevrons de case (Dln)
Moriori Oko Rafter (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Oka Rafters for roof of kumara pit (Wms)
Nuguria Oka Rafter of house (Dvl)
Nukuoro Ogo Purlin Phonologically Irregular (Crl)
Penrhyn Oka Principal rafter (Sta)
Pukapuka Oka Main beam of house (Sby)
Rarotongan Oka Rafter(s), beam (Bse)
Rarotongan O/oka/ Rafter(s), beam (Bse)
Sikaiana Oka Rafter (Dnr)
Tahitian Oa The ribs or timber of a boat or ship... (Dvs)
Tahitian Oʔa Membrure d'un bateau (Lmt)
Takuu Oka Rafter of a house (Mle)
Tikopia Oka Principal rafters of house, ridge-pole (Fth)
Tongan Hoka Upright timber part of roof structure (supports ridgepole) (Cwd)
Tongan Toka Cross-pieces laid on long longitudinal beams in house Borrowed (Cwd)
Tuvalu Oka House rafters (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Oka Main rafters (Lch)

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