Protoform: LAKA.1 [MP] Go, step, step over

Description: Go, step, step over
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*4 POC *laka 'go, walk, step over' (LPO V:394) *lakar "to stride, take a step" (ACD).
*5 PMP *lakaj "to stride, take a step", *la(9)kaq 'step, stride, omit or skip over' (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Raka Step over (Yen)
East Futuna Laka Go, step (Bgs)
East Futuna Laka/si Enjamber, enjambé (Mfr)
East Futuna Laka/fia Etre franchi, être attaqué (Mfr)
East Uvea Laka Step outsmartly, etc (Rch)
Emae Raka-ia Step over (Cpl)
Fijian Laka/wa Take a step (Cpl)
Fijian Lako Go (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Raka Spring up, move away from position Problematic (Clk)
Luangiua Laʔa Go past; win (game); distant, once removed (Smd)
Luangiua Haa/laʔa/ Step over, overtake, beat (Smd)
Mangareva Raka Profaner, traiter sans respect une chose sacrée, un objet de culte (Rch)
Mangareva Raka/ʔi Profaner un lieu saint (Rch)
Mangareva Raka/i/ga Eclipse du soleil (Rch)
Mota Laka Kick up the heels, dance (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Raka Go, spread abroad; agile, adept (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/raka/ Step out (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Raka/pikipiki Lie across one another (Wms)
Niue Laka Step (n); step over something or somebody, overstep (often implies a 'cautionary' or 'ill-advised' action); to mate [exx. of animals]. To step, to cross over (McE). (Sph)
Niue Laka/fia To step over the boundary, exceed; to take effect (Sph)
Nukumanu Raka (i aruna) Be superior to, exceed (Trt)
Nukumanu Raka (pl. llaka) Past (point in time); (days) pass, elapse (Trt)
Nukumanu Haere haka/raka (pl. oo hakallaka) Pass by, go past (Trt)
Nukuoro L/laga Take a single step (Crl)
Nukuoro Laga/laga Put down one foot after another as in walking (Crl)
Pukapuka Laka To jump; move to front of line ; step on (Sby)
Pukapuka Lakalaka/i Step carefully (Sby)
Rapa Ka/nako To go Problematic (Grn)
Rarotongan Raka Shift (of the wind) Problematic (Bse)
Rennellese Gaka Step, move (as to another district) (Ebt)
Rotuman Laʔa Step (Cwd)
Saʔa Laka Leap about (Ivs)
Samoan Laʔa Step, pass over (Prt)
Samoan Laʔa/sia Step over, go beyond (Prt)
Sikaiana Laka Cross over, pass, step over; be first, be best, pass (exam); pass (of time) (Dnr)
Takuu Laka (of a woman) Beautiful, or skilful at making something Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
Takuu L/laka, raka Pass or step above something without touching (Mle)
Takuu Raka, laka Go past, pass over (Mle)
Tikopia Raka Take a step, step on, over (Fth)
Tokelau Laka Step (n,v) (Sma)
Tokelau Laka/hia Be stepped over (e.g. it is very bad for a woman to step over a fishing line) (Sma)
Tongan Laka Go, walk, especially for a short distance, march, step, proceed; go beyond, past, over (Cwd)
Tongan Laka/si Pass, go beyond, surpass, exceed, surmount (Cwd)
Tuvalu Laka Step (Rby)
Tuvalu La/laka To firm soil with foot (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laka(ua) Step over (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laka-ia Pass, be beyond, overtake; pass (of time) (Hvn)
West Futuna (H)laka To stride; begin to walk (as of a child). Enjamber, poser pied par terre (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Faka/laka To make a thing with long spaces. To make with long open spaces, to space things (Dty) (Cpl)
West Futuna Faka/raka-i To throw a stone at something over high obstacles (Cpl)
West Futuna Sop/raka/ia To leap over (Dty)

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