Protoform: POOTIKI.A [CE] Younger child or pet child

Description: Younger child or pet child
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. XE *poki.2 "child, people", *qiti "small", with metathesis.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Poki Cria, criatura, feto, hijo, nene, niño. Baby, child, infant, creature; foetus; offspring; son. Problematic (Fts)
Hawaiian Pookiʔi Younger sibling (Pki)
Mangareva Potiki Enfant soutien de ses parents (Jnu)
Marquesas Pokiti, poiti. Petit enfant, jeune enfant, marmot, se dit des deux sexes; enfant, garçon. Child. (Dln)
Marquesas Poʔiti (MQN), potiʔi (MQS) Child. Petit garçon, petit enfant Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
Rarotongan Pootiki Favourite child (Bse)
Tahitian Pootiʔi Jeune fille (Lmt)
Tuamotu Pootiki Niece, nephew, beloved child, boy or girl child (Stn)

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