Protoform: FEKE-FEKE [PN] Rough-surfaced (of skin), associated with filariasis

Description: Rough-surfaced (of skin), associated with filariasis
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *feke "octopus"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Fekefeke Fievre, frisson (Btn)
Easter Island Pupua/heke Wart Problematic (Kvt)
Hawaiian Heʔeheʔe Breast disease with caking and pain during lactation (Pki)
Luangiua Heheʔe Lumps, not painful (cysts?) (Smd)
Luangiua Heʔe Walk with belly out Problematic (Smd)
Mangareva Veʔeveʔe Filariose, filariasis. Phonologically Irregular (Chf)
Marquesas Feʔefeʔe Elephantiasis. Filariose, filariasis (Atl). Borrowed (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Whekewheke Rough, scabrous; said of skin of neck and face (Wms)
Niue Fekefeke Rough (of a surface). To look aggressive (Sph). (McE)
Niue Feefee Elephantiasis Borrowed (McE)
Penrhyn Hekeheke Elephantiasis (Sta)
Raʔivavae Heʔeheʔe Elephantiasis; the extreme stage of filariasis (Stn)
Samoan Feʔefeʔe Warty (of limbs affected by filariasis). Swelling associated with filariasis (McP). (Prt)
Tahitian Feʔefeʔe Eléphantiasis (Lmt)
Takuu Fekefeke Swollen protuberance on the forehead or head (Hwd)
Takuu Hekeheke Boil or abscess anywhere on the body and before it has burst (Mle)
Tokelau Fekefeke Filarial fever (Sma)
Tongan Fekefeke To shiver and shake (Bkr)
Tongan Feke-feke The ague (Mar)
Tuamotu Hekeheke Elephantiasis (Stn)
West Uvea Feke Ulcère (Hmn)

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