Protoform: HEKE [PN] To mount, go on board, perch

Description: To mount, go on board, perch
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*4 POC *sake "embark, ride on a canoe" (LPO I:205)
*5 PMP *sakay "embark, be aboard, ride (on a vessel +)".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Eke Se percher (des oiseaux) (Mfr)
Easter Island Eke Climb, embark, mount (Fts)
Hawaiian Eʔe Mount v (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Ike To board (Clk)
Mangareva Eke/ga Action de monter dans un endroit élevé (Jnu)
Mangareva E/eke Monter sur un navire, sur une élévation; s'embarquer; offrande aux dieux pour faciliter le passage d'une âme au po porotu (Rch)
Marquesas Eke Monter, se lever (en parlant des astres). Devenir chef ou responsable (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Hekke/úna A horse (Crk)
Moriori Eke Be aground . Come on to Problematic (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Eke Mount (e.g. a horse), go up onto. Mount a woman (esp. Ngapuhi) (Bgs)
Niue Heke Mount ; ride. Ride [e.g. on bus] (Sph). (McE)
Pukapuka Y/eke Canoe seat; prefix for counting seats in canoe Phonologically Irregular (Bge)
Rarotongan Eke Be in rut, ready to serve female (of animals) , (Bse)
Rennellese Eke Go on, board, mount, as a horse (Ebt)
Samoan Eʔe To raise on supports, as a canoe raised from the ground to keep it from rotting (Prt)
Tahitian Ee To mount a horse; to get on board a canoe, boat, or ship; to ground, as a ship on a shallow place; grounded, as a ship (Dvs)
Tokelau Heke- Numeral prefix: denotes the number of seats in a canoe for paddlers to sit on; refers to number of crew members in a canoe Phonologically Irregular (Sma)
Tongan Heka To sit on anything raised above the ground; to mount or go aboard; to ride in or on Phonologically Irregular (Cwd)
Tongan Heca To sit down on a chair, bank, or bench; to embark; deposited, settled, placed in (Mar)
Tuamotu Eke Mount (v.) (Stn)
West Futuna Eke Rest upon, alight on, perch on (Dty)
West Futuna Ko/ige (ANI) To perch (of bird) (Cpl)
West Uvea Eke(tia) Etre assis (Hmn)

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