Protoform: SOKA.1 [OC] Pierce, stab *soka(-qi)

Description: Pierce, stab *soka(-qi)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*1 Cf. PPN *hoka.2 "husk coconuts on a pointed stake"
*4 POC *soka "to pierce, stab, poke hole in (something)" (LPO I:265).
*41 PCEMP *seka "pierce, stab".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Toka/i Stab (Yen)
East Futuna Soka/ʔi Embrocher (Mfr)
East Uvea Hoka Stab, pierce (Rch)
Emae Soko/ia To husk (coconut) (Cpl)
Fijian Coka Pierce, usually with spear (Cpl)
Mangareva Oka/oka Darder, en tenant à la main l'instrument; fourgonner dans le corail pour en faire sortir le poisson; piocher Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Marquesas Hoka Douleurs cuisantes (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Hoka Pierce (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Hoka tofuaʔa Harpooning whales (Dye)
Niue Hoka Pierce, poke. Thrust, spear (Sph). (McE)
Nuguria Hoka (te niu) Schälen (Ths)
Nukuoro Soka To pierce, to stab (Crn)
Penrhyn Soka Point, count Problematic (Sta)
Pukapuka Yoka To husk coconuts; pierce (Mta)
Raʔivavae Hoʔa A lashing-pin, used to bind down the ridge-comb Uncertain Semantic Connection (Stn)
Rarotongan Oka Instrument used for stabbing Phonologically Irregular (Bse)
Rennellese Soka Pierce (Ebt)
Rotuman Soʔa Dig with a pointed stick (Cwd)
Samoan Soʔa Spike, transfix, stab, pierce (Prt)
Sikaiana Sooka/i Stab (Dnr)
Tahitian Hoa A stick used for carrying things on the shoulder Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tikopia So/soka Transfix, spear (Fth)
Tokelau Hoka Poke, stab; husk (coconuts) (Sma)
Tongan Hoka(ʔi) Ram, jab, poke, strike (Cwd)
Tongan Hoca To stab, a lance, a thrust (Mar)
Tuamotu Hoka Stab, pierce (Stn)
Tuvalu Hoka To poke, to push fingers into an object; to husk coconuts (Jsn)

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