Protoform: KETE-KETE [PN] Chirp, chatter (of birds); cluck (as hen); click with tongue

Description: Chirp, chatter (of birds); cluck (as hen); click with tongue
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangareva Kete Bruit des dents de devant, et de la langue, marquant soit le plaisir, soit le d├ęplaisir (Rch)
Mangareva Ketekete Cri de la poule appelant ses poussins; faire un bruit entre les doigts par joie (Rch)
Moriori Ketekete Call out in pain (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Ketekete Chirp, chatter (of birds); express surprise by clicking teeth (Wms)
Rarotongan Kete Click with the tongue (as in geeing a horse) (Bse)
Rarotongan Ketekete Chatter (of teeth) (Bse)
Tongan Ketekete Chirp, twitter (of birds). Cri d'un certain oiseau (Rch). (Cwd)
Tuamotu Ketekete Click tongue against teeth (Stn)

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