Protoform: KIKI.1 [PN] Food eaten with another food as relish

Description: Food eaten with another food as relish
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *kiinaki “food eaten with another food as relish”

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua ʔIi Eat coconut Problematic (Smd)
Nuguria Kiki Protein food (meat, eggs, fish, shell-fish etc.) eaten with vegetables (Dvl)
Rennellese Kiki To eat with or immediately after; to accompany, as taro to fish; food so eaten (Ebt)
Samoan ʔIʔi Meat or fish necessary to make up a complete meal or feast or present of food (Prt)
Sikaiana Kiki A side dish; the food mixed with other foods, such as taro with fish, rice with meat (Dnr)
Takuu Kkii Supplement a starchy food with meat or fish, or vice versa; food used as supplement (Mle)
Tikopia Kiki Complementary food; proper accompaniment to a particular food (Fth)
Tokelau Kiki Starchy foods which are eaten to accompany the protein food, or vice versa (Sma)
Tongan Kiki Animal food (meat, eggs, fish, shell-fish, etc.) eaten with vegetables; s.s. vegetables eaten with animal food (Cwd)
Tongan Gigi Any food used to relish some other food, as yams with pork, or the contrary (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kiki-a Side dish to some other food; eat as a side dish (Hvn)

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