Protoform: KEKE [NP] Stiff, hard, inflexible

Description: Stiff, hard, inflexible
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *ma-keke “strong”, NP *pa-keke “stiff”

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Keke Lumbago, to have lumbago Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔEʔe Hard, stiff, dry (Pki)
New Zealand Maori Keke Obstinate, stubborn (Wms)

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