Protoform: FAKA-PEKE [EP] Fold or contract body

Description: Fold or contract body
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

*0 << PN *faka-, EP *peke.2b

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Hakapeke To fold oneself up, to shrug (Fts)
Hawaiian Hoʔopeʔe To hide or pretend to hide (Pki)
Mangareva ʔAka/pe/peke Ployer les bras ou les jambes (Rch)
Moriori Hokopeke Bend (of the arm) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Whakapeke Crouch; hide oneself (Wms)
Niue Fakapeke To curl up (refers to situations when someone 'makes himself small' as a sign of shame or expectation of some punishment Borrowed (Sph)
Niue Faka/pe/peke To retreat, withdraw Problematic (Sph)
Pukapuka Wakapeke To raise buttocks (e.g. of a woman in reference to sex act) Borrowed (Bge)

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