Protoform: HOKA.2 [EO] Husk coconuts on a pointed stake

Description: Husk coconuts on a pointed stake
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic
Notes:

*0 > XE *oka 'digging stick'
*1 Cf. PN *soka.1 "stab, pierce"
*3 PEO *zoka "pierce, stab something" (Gty. 1983).
*8 Note 1. PCE transferred meaning of PPN *soka "stab, pierce" to *oka < PPN *hoka and meaning "husk coconut" to *koo < *koho.
*81 Note 2. unexplained glottal stop in REN and EAS.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Oka To husk coconut (Yen)
Anuta Oke To remove the husk from a coconut (Fbg)
East Futuna Oka Husk coconut (Mfr)
East Uvea Oka/oka Pieu plante pour servir d'ancre aux pirogues pour les amarrer (Rch)
Easter Island ʔO/ʔoka Stab Phonologically Irregular (Wbr)
Ifira-Mele Oka/a To husk coconut (Bgs)
Kapingamarangi Oko Husk, as coconuts (Lbr)
Luangiua Oʔa Stab (Smd)
Luangiua ŋ/oʔa To husk Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Luangiua ʔOʔa Husk (Smd)
Luangiua Oʔaa/oʔa Stock zum Enthülsen [husking-stick] (Sar)
Mangaia ʔOka/a kina Lever off and collect sea urchins Phonologically Irregular (Sta)
Mangareva Oka/oka Darder, en tenant à la main l'instrument; fourgonner dans le corail pou en faire sortir le poisson; piocher (Rch)
Marquesas Oka To stab, pierce. Fourchette; saigner, pratiquer une saignée; percer, tuer, égorger (Lch). Causer une vive douleur, piquant (Ua Pou) (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Oka/oka Fork (Arch) (I) (Dln)
Marquesas Mati/oka Aiguille à filet (Lch)
Marquesas Ti/oka Enfoncer dans, percer, curer (Lch)
Marquesas Oka i te kahu Mettre un habit (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Oka Stab, pierce v (Wms)
Nuguria Oka Husk coconuts (Dvl)
Nukuoro Oga Husk coconut (Crl)
Rarotongan Oka Husking stick; to husk coconut (Sve)
Rennellese ʔOka Husk coconut on a stick (Ebt)
Rotuman Soʔa To husk coconut; dig with a pointed stick (Cwd)
Samoan Oʔa Husk coconuts (Prt)
Sikaiana Oka To husk (a coconut) (Dnr)
Takuu Oka Husk (coconuts using a stick); husking stick (Mle)
Tikopia Oka Strip coconut of husk (Fth)
Tokelau Oka Husk (coconut with husking stake) (Sma)
Tongan Hoka Husk coconuts (Cwd)
Tongan Oko/oka Stake or pole driven into the sand and used for mooring a boat or canoe Borrowed (Cwd)
Tuvalu Oka Coconut husk; to husk, to punch (Rby)
Waya Coqo Pierce, go into something Problematic (Ply)
West Uvea Oka niu Ecorcer coco (Rougeyron 1860) (Hmn)

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