Protoform: PEKA.2 [EP] A cross, crosswise

Description: A cross, crosswise
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

*0 >> CE *koo-peka, *koro-peka, *peka-peka "troublesome"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Peka Cross (Chl)
Easter Island Peka/peka Starfish (Fts)
Fijian Bekabeka Coconut leaves plaited to serve as plates Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian Peʔa Cross, fork (Pki)
Mangareva Peka Cross. Croix; croiser, se croiser; en travers; perche solide, levier; peine, affliction (Jnu)
Mangareva Peka/peka Perche transversale (pirogue) (Rch)
Mangareva Peka/peka Perche transversale (pirogue) (Rch)
Mangareva ʔAka/peka Poser (des pièces de bois) en les croisant; lay criss-cross (pieces of wood). (Chf)
Marquesas Peka Croix, se croiser; serre, s'etendre au loin (Dln)
Marquesas Na/peʔa, ta/peʔa (MQN), na/peka (MQS) Constellation: la Croix du Sud; ancien nom du mois d'avril (Lch)
Marquesas Ta/peʔa (MQS), ta/peka (MQN) Croiser (Lch)
Marquesas Patáika, patákka Across; to carry between two persons, with a pole upon their shoulders (Crk)
Moriori Peka Fork of a tree . Diverge (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Peka Branch (of tree); firewood; turn aside (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Rii/peka/ Cross (Wms)
Pukapuka Peka Wind wire on to a hook (Sby)
Pukapuka Waka/peka Used in term, yimu wakapeka "lashing using circumferential turns" (Bge)
Rarotongan Peka Criss-crossed, branched off, tangled; branch stream (Bse)
Tahitian Pea A stick laid crosswise; to be perplexed (Dvs)
Tuamotu Peka Cross, branch (Stn)

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