Protoform: LAKA.2 [PN] Sacred

Description: Sacred
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Draka To spread (of a sore) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)
Hawaiian Laʔa Sacred, holy etc.; cursed, defiled (Pki)
Luangiua Haa/laʔa Forbidden (Smd)
Luangiua Laʔa Distant, once removed Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Mangareva Raka Profaner, traiter sans respect une chose sacrée, un objet de culte. Sacred (I). Soiled, profaned, defiled; to profane, to treat sacred things with irreverence (Tgr). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/raka/ Perform tohi rites (Wms)
Niue Laka/laka Sacred (I) Problematic (???)
Tahitian Râa Sacred, consecrated, devoted to a sacred purpose (Dvs)
Tuamotu Raka A sacred one, sacredness; holu, sacred; fearsome, grisly etc. (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hua/laka/laka Be cured by custom medicine (Hvn)
Waya Drakwa Decay, rot; be infected, containing mucous or pus Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ply)

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