Protoform: PEKE.2A [PN] Twisted, bent, crooked, stunted

Description: Twisted, bent, crooked, stunted
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Pe/peke No desarrollarse las plantas, marchitarse, por el frio (Egt)
Hawaiian Pe/peʔe/ Twisted, crooked, deformed, misshapen (Pki)
Luangiua Peʔe Round (Smd)
Mangareva ʔAka/peke/ Ployer un objet en deux. To bend double, to fold; to collect, to gather (Tgr). (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/peke/ Fold up, double up (Wms)
Niue Peke Undersized, stunted (of tubers) (Sph)
Samoan Pe/peʔe Crippled by warts on the soles of the feet (Prt)
Tikopia Peke To shrink, as clothes when washed; and generally, sometimes with insulting personal reference [e.g. to genitals] (Fth)
Tuvalu Peke Crooked (Rby)

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