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Language Reconstruction Reflex Description
Easter Island PN.UKU Akui Anoint, to oil Problematic
New Zealand Maori NP.QUMU.1B Umu/tuupaapaku Halo around the moon
East Uvea PN.WAAKULE Vakule (fut.) Chercher, fureter
Ifira-Mele PN.WAAKULE Vaakure Search head for lice
Ifira-Mele PN.WAAKULE Vakure/a Search head for lice
Vaeakau-Taumako PN.WAAKULE Vakule/a Delouse
Pukapuka PN.WAAKULE Vaakule Search for lice
Sikaiana PN.WAAKULE Vaakule Search for lice
Tongan PN.WAAKULE Vaakule Rummage about in
Easter Island EP.WERE-WERE.A* Verevere Hairy, shaggy; tow, oakum
Tahitian EP.WERE-WERE.A* Vere Oakum to caulk a vessel with
Nukumanu PN.TUQU.3A Takuu tuu/tuu Severing adze
Manihiki-Rakahanga MP.SAKU-LAA Hakura Sawfish
Manihiki-Rakahanga AN.MATAKU Mataku (pl. matataku) Fear
Manihiki-Rakahanga PN.TE-QA-KU Taku Possessive
Manihiki-Rakahanga EP.TUUPAAPAKU Vai o te tupapaku Fluids of decomposition
Mangareva EP.PAKU-SIWI.* Pakuivi Epaules; soulever un fardeau; poignée de la rame Phonologically Irregular
Vaeakau-Taumako SO.PAKUU.B Paku/ia To reach
Vaeakau-Taumako SO.PAKUU.B Paku/mai Reach (mainly used about sounds or noise that one hears)
Niuafo'ou MP.PAKU.A Paku/paku Dry, hard
Niuafo'ou PN.TE-QA-KU Taku My
Pukapuka OC.TAKUA.1 Takuo Fish that is noosed (in chants)
Tokelau OC.TAKUA.1 Takuo Very large yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares)
Tongan OC.TAKUA.1 Takuoo Fish sp.
Tuamotu OC.TAKUA.1 Taakuo Fish sp.
Vaeakau-Taumako OC.TAKUA.1 Takuo Skipjack tuna
Easter Island PN.TAU.3 Ta/taku Count, calculate Phonologically Irregular
Takuu NP.QAFA-TEA Ahatea A type of hano [Guettarda speciosa] tree that drifts to Takuu, though a few specimens grow locally
Takuu OC.HAKAU Akau The coral reef, exposed at low tide, which encircles Takuu...; isolated coral head in lagoon
Takuu NP.AWAAWA Avaava Shallow channel through the reef exposed at low tide; areas separating Takuu's individual islands
Takuu PN.FUKAFUKA Hukahuka Tree with soft white wood that drifts to Takuu
Takuu AN.FUTI.2 Huti Type of banana (Musa sp.), apparently a late 19th century introduction to Takuu
Takuu PN.KAU-QULI Kaukau uri Tree sp. having black wood that drifts to Takuu and is used for carving canoes
Luangiua PN.KAPA.1 Apa/ʔaku Reach out in encouragement
Takuu SO.KIVA Kiva Mythical 'diamond' with which the spirit ancestor Rapi created the well on Takuu island named after him
Takuu AN.RAKU L/laku, raku Touch someone once, then flick one's finger back across their skin or clothing, to gain their attention
Takuu PN.MATA-FENUA Mata(a)henua Peninsula, point of land (the narrow points at each end of the lagoon side of Takuu's islands)
Takuu EP.PAE-GA.B Paena Border areas of the community's garden on Takuu Island where men grow giant taro in individually prepared holes Problematic
Takuu MP.PAKU.B (P)paku Burnt; dried out from overcooking
Takuu MP.PAKU.D Paku Burnt, hard part of a food (e.g. rice); outer part of the core of a tree where the wood is dry and hard
Takuu NP.PAKU.C P/paku Indelible stain from the blood of a fish, turtle or human
Takuu PN.PAKUU.A Pakuu Strike against something creating a banging sound; run aground; arrive at a destination; rhythmic striking of paddles against a canoe hull to attract a shark
Sikaiana PN.RAFO Laho Root of pandanus {paku} tree, sliced and then left to dry, used as house walling slats
Takuu PN.TAKU.1 Taku (of a clan elder) Stand on the ritual arena and invoke ancestral protection for clan members from sickness and unfavourable weather conditions
Sikaiana OC.TAKUA.1 Takua Large yellow fin tuna...
Sikaiana PN.TAKU.1 Taku A type of prayer form that involves calling out the names of spirits {aitu, tupua} in exact order
Sikaiana PN.TE-QA-KU Taku My (possessive pronoun, 1st person singular for alienable objects)
Takuu MP.TAKUU Takuu unamea (obs.) Hatchet whose blade is made of turtle bone set into a wooden handle, used for scraping swamp taro
Takuu PN.TALA.4 Tara moana Sooty or Bridled Tern (Sterna sp.) (not usually seen close to Takuu)
Takuu PN.TOAFA Toaha An area of Takuu Island’s gardens adjacent to Te Ara Ttoro in the centre of Takuu Island where taro is still grown in laumea plots