Protoform: KAA.1 [PN] Screech, shriek, howl

Description: Screech, shriek, howl
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*5 PMP *kak "sound of a cackle, loud laugh, etc." (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Kakaa Scream, yelp, squeal, (baby) cry (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele K/kaa/ (Baby) cry, (bird) sing etc. (Clk)
Mangareva Kaa Chanter (en parlant d'une poule qui vient de pondre) (Rch)
Marquesas Kaa Bruits divers (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Kaa Screech (Wms)
Niue Kaaa To shriek, howl (Sph)
Niue K(a)aa/lagi Wedge-tailed shearwater (Puffinus pacificus) (Sph)
Pukapuka Kaa/kaa Cackle (as a hen) (Mta)
Pukapuka Ka/kaa Screech (of birds); shout (Sby)
Samoan ʔAa Bird cry (especially of young tern) (Prt)
Takuu K/kaa (of one's mouth) Make raucous noise (as when birds chatter or people clear their throats, gargle, or say 'ah'); loud, impertinent (Mle)
Tokelau Ka/kaa Growl, express disapproval Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sma)
Tongan Kaa Clear throat forcibly and noisily, hawk Problematic (Cwd)
Tongan Kaa/lou (of a dog) To bark (Cwd)
Tongan Ca/ló To bark, to yelp like a dog (Mar)
Tuamotu Kaa Screech (of birds) (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Knghaa Cry, shout Problematic (Hvn)
West Futuna Ka (ANI) To squeal. Cri du cochon (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Ka/ka To laugh and crow (of infant) (Cpl)
West Uvea Kaa/kaa Screech of parrot (Hmn)

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