Protoform: LAPAKAU [NP] Skilled, knowledgeable; an expert (Clk)

Description: Skilled, knowledgeable; an expert (Clk)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Lapaʔau Medical practice; treat with medicine, heal, cure (Pki)
Mangareva Rapakau Deception, deceit, deceive; hurtful, noxious. Tromper quelqu'un par des faussetés, faire usage de ruses, de surprises, de fourberies; être nuisible, nocif (Rch)
Marquesas Apakau (MQN), apaʔu (MQS) Onguent pour les plaies, panser une plaie avec cet onguent, remède (Lch)
Nukuoro Labagau Carpenter; skilful (at a craft); craftsman (Crl)
Rarotongan Rapakau Administer or give medicine, prescribe for, treat, heal (Bse)
Tahitian Rapaʔau Faire prendre un médicament; conserver dans le sel; conserver par salaison (Lmt)
Takuu Lakapau Quick to learn, experienced, knowledgeable, skilful Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
West Futuna Rapakau-a Wise, skilful, expert, at; care for (Dty)
West Uvea Lapakau Expert at a craft or other skill (Clk)

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