Protoform: RAQA-KAU.B [PN] Wood, wooden; piece of wood, stick, object made of wood; tool, device

Description: Wood, wooden; piece of wood, stick, object made of wood; tool, device
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Rakau Wood, stick, club, plank, timber, log (Fbg)
East Futuna Laʔakau Bois; bâton (Mfr)
East Uvea ʔAkau Bois Borrowed (Rch)
East Uvea Laʔakau Sorte de lance courte en bois... (Rch)
Emae Raakau (Piece of) wood, stick, timber (Clk)
Emae Raakau toroa Bottom piece of fireplough (Clk)
Hawaiian Laaʔau Wood, timber; stick, pole, rod; splinter; club, blow or stroke of a club; strength, rigidness, hardness, male erection; wooden, woody, stiff as wood; to have formed mature wood (as of a seedling) (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Raakau Piece of wood (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Laagau Stick, pole, log (Lbr)
Mangareva Raakau Bois (Rch)
Marquesas ʔAkau Bois, corps ligneux; chose quelconque en général (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Raakau Wood, timber; stick, spar, mast; weapon; wooden (Wms)
Niue Akau Wood, timber; weapon (Sph)
Niue Laakau Sewing machine Borrowed (Sph)
Nuguria Raakau, laakau Wood (material); log, stick (Dvl)
Nukuoro Laagau Wood, stick (of wood) (Crl)
Penrhyn Raakau Stick, plank, timber, wood (Sta)
Rarotongan Raakau Timber, piece of wood, stick, pole, plank, board, bat, racquet, etc.; made of wood, wooden (Bse)
Rennellese Gaʔakau Log, stick; canoe log; shark tail; fighting club (Ebt)
Samoan Laʔau Wood, timber; firewood (Tutuila); a club; a small axe (Prt)
Samoan Laʔau/taa A stick for striking the sea to drive fishes into a net (Prt)
Samoan Laaʔau Wood; apparatus, set; machine, instrument (Mnr)
Sikaiana Laakau alo A fishing rod used for bonito (Dnr)
Sikaiana Laakau Stick (Dnr)
Tahitian Raaʔau Bois (matière), en bois. Wood, timber of any kind, any thing made of wood (Dvs). (Lmt)
Takuu Laakau, raakau Sticks (Mle)
Tikopia Rakau Material: wood, timber, stick; in names of building parts and implements (Fth)
Tokelau Laakau Timber, log, stick, wood; set, apparatus; musical instrument; skipjack fishing rod (Sma)
Tongan Aców Wood; any sort of club (Mar)
Tongan ʔAkau-taa Club (weapon); bow (of violin) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Raakau A stick, twig; any piece of wood; wood in general, a log; (coll.) a spear, weapon; the phallus (Stn)
Tuvalu Laakau Stick; penis (Rby)
Tuvalu Laakau hika (Bed of) fire plough (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lakau a galepuu Rafter horizontal across at short end of house (Hnh)
West Futuna Rakau Club (Cpl)
West Uvea Laakau Bois; morceau de bois; perche pour cueillir les fruits (Hmn)

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