Protoform: HOKO.2 [PN] Hinge of bivalve

Description: Hinge of bivalve
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *soko 'join'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua ʔOʔo Hinge of clam (Smd)
Niue Hoko Strip, strand, tendon, vein, artery, sinew, nerve (generally refers to any thin, flexible and long object); root Problematic (Sph)
Nuguria Oko Shell muscle (Dvl)
Nukuoro Ogo The attachment of a clam to the reef (Crl)
Pukapuka Yoko White fleshy muscle holding the two shells of a clam together Phonologically Irregular (Sby)
Sikaiana Oko The muscle of a clam or oyster that is between the shells (Dnr)
Takuu Oko Adductor muscle of a nakohu giant clam, which holds the two shells together at the base (Mle)

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