Protoform: POO-TAKA [EP] To revolve, go around; revolving or spinning object; round

Description: To revolve, go around; revolving or spinning object; round
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *taka.1a
*1 Cf.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Aitutaki Pootaka Spinning top, teetotum (Bse)
Easter Island Potaka Vehicle; vehiculo, carreta (Kvt)
Hawaiian Pookaʔa Ball, coil, roll, reel; to wind, roll, coil; to revolve... (Pki)
Mangareva Potaka Roue; être rond; faire le tour, aller autour... (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Potaka/taka Roll around (Krk)
Moriori Potaka Round (Shd)
Moriori Potaka/taka Circle (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Pootaka Top (toy) (Wms)
Penrhyn Pootaka Round, spherical (Sta)
Pukapuka Pooteka Spinning top Phonologically Irregular (Sby)
Rapa Potaka Whip top (Sks)
Rarotongan Pootaka Hoop made from coconut leaflet; roll, spin, twirl (Bse)
Tahitian Potaa Oval, or circular, as a house (Dvs)
Tuamotu Pootaka A kind of top; a ring, circle; an instrument similar to the fire-drill; oval, round; encircled; to fly in circles, to spin around... (Stn)

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