Protoform: LAKA-LAKA [PN] Walk with long strides, hurry

Description: Walk with long strides, hurry
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *laka.1

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Rakaraka To walk taking large, brisk steps; to walk quickly (Fbg)
East Futuna Laka(i), lakalaka Se presser vite, promptement; se hâter, hâter, accélérer, franchir (Rch)
Marquesas ʔAkaaka Léger, leste, agile, prompt, non lourd; aller mieux; planer (Dln)
Niue Lakalaka Walk quickly (so as to avoid trouble) (Sph)
Nukumanu Lakalaka Walk (over), step (on), trample Uncertain Semantic Connection (Trt)
Pukapuka Lakalaka Step out with long strides (Sby)
Rennellese Gakagaka Step or move on, as with long steps (Ebt)
Tikopia Rakaraka Hurry, quickly (Fth)
Tongan Lakalaka Walk quickly, 'step it out', go (or hurry) on ahead (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lakalaka Be free and happy, be without worries Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)
West Futuna Hlaka/hlaka Walk briskly with long strides (Dty)

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