Protoform: IKE [MP] Tapa beater

Description: Tapa beater
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*3 PFJ *ike :Tapa-cloth beater.
*4 POC *ike "tapa beater" (LPO I:98).
*5 PMP *ike "tapa-beating mallet" (LPO I:97)
*8 Note: Toradja ike "tapa-beating mallet" (Langdon 1990:314).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ike Wooden hammer or mallet for pounding bark-cloth or pandanus leaf (Fbg)
East Futuna Ike Tapa-cloth beater (Bgs)
East Uvea Ike Tapa-cloth beater (Rch)
Fijian Ike Tapa beater (Cpl)
Hawaiian Iʔe Tapa beater (Pki)
Mangareva Ike Tapa-cloth beater. Maillet pour battre les fibres de l'écorce de l'eute dans la fabrication du tapa (Rch)
Marquesas Ike Bois de fer cannelé pour battre l'etoffe du pays (Dln)
Marquesas Héke A mallet for cloth-making (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Ike Strike with hammer (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Mele/ihe Tapa-mallet Phonologically Irregular (Cct)
Niue Ike Mallet used for beating bark-cloth (Sph)
Raʔivavae Iʔe A mallet or beater for making bark cloth (Stn)
Rapa Ike Tapa mallet (Sks)
Rarotongan Ike Tapa beater (Bse)
Rennellese G/ike/ Tapa beater Phonologically Irregular (Ebt)
Samoan Iʔe Tapa beater (Prt)
Tahitian Ie The mallet used for beating cloth (Dvs)
Tikopia Ike Barkcloth beater of Casuarina wood (Fth)
Tongan Ike Tapa beater (Cwd)
Tongan Igi The mallet with which they beat out the bark of the heabo to form tapa (Mar)
Tuamotu Ike Tapa beater (Stn)
Tupuaki Ie tutu Tapa mallet (Atn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ike A tree with strong hard wood used for making posts and handles of axes. Rotatable part of helve of tupaa (adze type); a type of wood often used for this (Lch). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)

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