Protoform: MATA-LIKI.B [EO] A star cluster, the Pleiades; name of a month or season

Description: A star cluster, the Pleiades; name of a month or season
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic
Notes:

*3 PEO *mataliki "name given to a signficant star cluster" (LPO II:165).
*1 Cf. PWT mwariker "the Pleiades".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Matariki Pleiades (Fbg)
East Futuna Mataliki Constellation des Pléiades; troisième lunaison futunienne (juin) (Mfr)
East Futuna Mataliki Lights seen from distance, stars Problematic (Bgs)
Easter Island Matariki Pleiades (Fts)
Hawaiian Makaliʔi Pleiades; Hawaiian month name - the six summer months collectively (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Matariki The Milky Way (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Matariki Pleiades (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Madaligi Name of a constellation (Lbr)
Mangareva Matariki tinitini Pléiades; constellation d'étoiles (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Matariki Pleiades; name of a month (Bck)
Marquesas Mataʔiki, mataʔiʔi Les playades; la saison des playades (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Matariki Pleiades (Wms)
Niue Fetuu mataliki The constellation Pleiades (Sph)
Nuguria Matariki Name of a constellation, the Pleiades (Dvl)
Nukumanu Mataliki Pleiades (Fbg)
Nukuoro Madaligi January Problematic (Crl)
Penrhyn Matariki Tiny stars; name of a star constellation (Sta)
Pukapuka Mataliki The Pleiades (Bge)
Rapa Matariki The Pleiades (Sks)
Rarotongan Matariki Pleiades (Bse)
Rennellese Matagiki Pleiades (Ebt)
Rotuman Mafririt/ e lagi The Pleiades (Cwd)
Samoan Mataliʔi Name of group of stars (Prt)
Samoan Mataaliʔi Pleiades (Ann)
Sikaiana Mataliki Pleiades (Sps)
Tahitian Matarii The Pleiades; a year or season, reckoning by the appearance of Matarii or Pleiades (Dvs)
Takuu Matariki Constellation: Pleiades; season of the year determined by the location of the Pleiades (Mle)
Tikopia Matariki Pleiades (Fth)
Tokelau Mataliki The constellation of Pleiades (Sma)
Tongan Mataliki The Pleiades or Seven Sisters (Cwd)
Tuamotu Matariki The Pleiades; the star Capella in the Pleiades, believed to be the king of the stars; the name of a god (Stn)
Tupuaki Matariʔi Pleiades (Atn)
Tuvalu Mataliki The Seven Sisters (Rby)
West Futuna Matariki Pleiades (Dty)
West Uvea Mataliki Pleiades (Hmn)

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