Protoform: TAKA.1C [NP] Keep company

Description: Keep company
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *taka-ga "group, flock, shoal"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Taka Juntarse, reunirse gente (Fts)
Ifira-Mele Taka Pair (Clk)
New Zealand Maori Taka Lie in a heap; company of persons (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whare taka Meeting house (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Takaa/pui Going about in company (Wms)
Nukuoro Daga Go from place to place in a group (Crl)
Pukapuka Taka Division of the village guard (pule) assigned to one watch-house. Small work group (Sby). (Bge)
Pukapuka Taka/taka/i Shoal of fish Problematic (Bge)
Rennellese Taka Stay, tarry, linger, esp. of two persons; accompany, stay with; marry (Ebt)
Takuu Taka Assume lifelong responsibility for someone; guardian, sponsor (Mle)
Takuu Haka/taka-ria Adopted.... (Mle)
Tikopia Taka Follow (Fth)
Tongan Tacca To be present at, or to assist at any amusement (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Taka/a Chase, run after (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Thaka Follow (vi); unity (Hvn)

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