Protoform: LEKE.1 [FJ] A cavity or recess

Description: A cavity or recess
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic
Notes:

*3 PCP *dreke "recess, cavity, pocket of a seine net" (Biggs 1965).
*4 POC *reke "fishing net" (LPO I:212).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Dreke Hollow or cavity of a thing (Cpl)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Reke Navel; anus (Krk)
Niuafo Ēou Leke Space in house between mat and wall (Cct)
Rarotongan Reke End of a net (Bse)
Rennellese Geke Bend, bending Problematic (Ebt)
Rotuman Reke The pocket of a seine net Borrowed (Cwd)
Tongan Leke Small room or recess (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Leke Big cowrie shell Problematic (Hvn)
Waya Dreke Hold of a boat (Ply)

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