Protoform: LAAKEI [PN] Adorn, bedeck; ornament

Description: Adorn, bedeck; ornament
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Paka/ra(a)kei To decorate; decoration (Fbg)
East Futuna Lakei Se dit seulement du vêtement dont on s'enveloppe: le rendre long à trainer. (Gzl)
East Uvea Lakei Offrande de fleurs et de feuilles a la divinite (Rch)
Easter Island Raakei Adorn, decorate, embellish (Fts)
Ifira-Mele Faka/raakei Regalia, ornaments of a chief; decorate oneself, get spruced up (Clk)
Ifira-Mele Faka/rakei/a Decorate, adorn (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Laagei Decorate, adorn (Lbr)
Luangiua Laʔei Lei (Smd)
Luangiua Hai/laa/laaei, hai/la/laʔi Colour. Variegated colours. (Smd)
Luangiua La/laʔeei Blue (Smd)
Mangareva Rakei Adorn. Ornement, décoration; orner, embellir; se bien habiller. (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Raakei-tia Adorn, bedeck (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Raakai Adorn, bedeck (Wms)
Nuguria Raakei Adorn, paint (body) (Dvl)
Nuguria Lagei te tama Paint (body with turmeric) (Ray)
Nukumanu Lakkei Adornment, finery (Trt)
Nukumanu Haka/laakei Adorn, decorate (Trt)
Pukapuka Laakei Decorate, decoration (Bge)
Samoan Laʔei To wear a train; to dress for a review of troops; *ti* leaves tied to a stone to attract cuttlefish. (Prt)
Sikaiana Laakei To be decorated with flowers (Dnr)
Takuu Laakei, raakei Flower, ornament, the formal adornment of the ariki... (Mle)
Tikopia Raakei-a Decorate, adorn, ornament (Fth)
Tokelau Laakei Wear, put on (clothes); clothes, costume (Sma)
Tongan Laakei Strip of coconut leaf on stone cuttlefish lure (Cwd)
Tuamotu Raakei Decorated, to be, string together (Stn)
Tuvalu Lakei Adorn (Rby)
Tuvalu Laakei Decoration (Rby)
West Futuna Rakei/a Bedeck, decorate, garland (Dty)
West Futuna Lakei/a Parade something, show something off (Dty)
West Futuna Rekei/a (WFU), rakai/a (ANI) To bedeck, garland (Dty)
West Futuna No/rakei Mettre ses beaux vêtements (Rve)

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