Protoform: SIKU.A [MP] Extremity, end, tail

Description: Extremity, end, tail
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *siku-leqo "faint voice, echo", *siku-mata "outer corner of eye", *siku-siku "tips, projecting ends", XO *suku
*4 Cf. POC *s[i,u]ku 'elbow, knee, angle' (LPO V:175).
*4 POC *sigun (Mke. 1961).
*5 PMP *t'ikun (Dpf).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Siku Tail, end (Bgs)
East Uvea Hiku Queue, bout, extrémité (Btn)
Easter Island Hiku Tail, tail end (Fts)
Emae Siku Tail, of fish or animal (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Higu Edge of thatch sheet made of Pandanus lead tip (Lbr)
Luangiua Mo/suʔi Tail Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Mangareva ʔIku Bout le plus mince d'un bois (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Hiku Tip of pandanus leaf (Bck)
Marquesas Hiku Bord de la mer, cime des arbres (Lch)
Moriori E hiku, tc/hiku Hindermost thing . Rear (Shd)
Niuafoʔou Hiku Tail (Dye)
Niue Hiku Tail; to end (vi) (Sph)
Nukuoro Sugi. Siku (Crn). Tail Phonologically Irregular (Crl)
Penrhyn Siku Tip end of a long leaf (Sta)
Pukapuka Yiku Tail, e.g. of animal, fish; tip, extremity (Sby)
Raʔivavae Huʔu The tail of animals, fish, birds (excepting the tropic bird and the cock); the tip or tip-end of leaves Phonologically Irregular (Stn)
Rotuman Siʔu Hand and arm (Cwd)
Sikaiana Suki/suki The end of a coconut branch... Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Takuu Suki Tail of a bird, lizard or fish Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tikopia Siiku Tail, end (Fth)
Tokelau Hiku(hiku) Tail, tip, end, extremity (Sma)
Tongan Hiku Tail (especially of fish or reptile); end (Cwd)
West Futuna Siku Tail, tail end. Haut des pattes arrières (Rve). (Dty)

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