Protoform: KIKII [PN] Squeak, squeal

Description: Squeak, squeal
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kikii Squeak (as a rat), warble (as a Polynesian Starling) (Bgs)
East Uvea Kikii Haute voix, soprano, ténor; cri aigu (Rch)
East Uvea Kii Cris de la cigale, des oiseaux, du rat (Rch)
Ifira-Mele Kiki Squeak (as a chicken), cheep (Clk)
Luangiua ʔIiʔii Cry of young birds (Smd)
Niue Kikii To hear of, be aware of [ex. with negative] Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Niue Kii To whistle in a shrill manner. To fart (Sph). To squeak (Lws). (McE)
Niue Kiii To squal, to shout in a shrill voice Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Niue Kuii/kuii To squeak Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Pukapuka Kokii Creak, squeak (Sby)
Samoan ʔIʔi(i) Give prolonged scream/squeak (Prt)
Takuu Kkii (of one's ear) Ring, buzz (because of the people making noise nearby) (Mle)
Takuu Ha/kiki Rub objects together to produce a scratching sound (as loose canoe lashings0 (Mle)
Tikopia Kiki Squeakily (Fth)
Tokelau Kikii Squeal, squeak (Sma)
Tongan Gi To whistle, as birds; to squeak as a rat (Mar)
Tongan Kikii Squeak, squeal (Cwd)
Tuvalu Kikii Sound of a trapped bird, of crying baby with no breath left, of skidding car (Rby)
West Futuna Xki To whistle (of bird) (Cpl)
West Futuna (Ki)hki To squeak (as a rat); to whistle (Dty)
West Futuna Fa/kiki To creak (Cpl)
West Futuna Ki/ki To sing, as of birds or crickets (Dty)
West Futuna Hki To whistle, to sing as birds do, to speak hoarsely; to call chickens or pigs to feed (Dty)
West Futuna No kiki ano nifo Ses dents font du bruit (grincer les dents) (Rve)
West Uvea Kii (Oiseaux) gazouiller; (personnes) jacasser d'une voix perçante (Hmn)

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