Protoform: LAKI [OC] The westerly quarter; wind from that quarter and weather associated with it

Description: The westerly quarter; wind from that quarter and weather associated with it
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*4 POC *raki "southeast trades (probably also: dry season when the south-east trades blow)" (LPO II:127,259,307).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Raki (Wind coming from) northwest; season during which winds from this direction predominate (i.e. monsoon season) (Fbg)
East Uvea Laki Vent du sud-est et du nord-est (Rch)
Fijian Draki Fine weather (Cpl)
Fijian Raki/raki Place on north coast (Bgs)
Hawaiian Laʔi Calm, stillness, quiet, as of sea, sky, wind (Pki)
Luangiua Laʔi West or south-west wind. West (Smd)
New Zealand Maori Raki North; dry, dried up (Wms)
Niue Laki West (McE)
Nuguria Te raki Nordweststurm (Ths)
Nuguria Laki North-west wind (brings pantai) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Laki West (Fbg)
Nukumanu Laki West (Trt)
Penrhyn Tuu/raki puu Southwest wind (Sta)
Penrhyn Turakipu Northwest (Bck)
Pukapuka Laki Southwest wind or direction (Bge)
Rennellese Gaki West or south-west wind (Ebt)
Saʔa Raʔi/rehi Under the lee, sheltered Problematic (Ivs)
Samoan Laʔi South-west veering to north-west (Prt)
Sikaiana Laki The west (Dnr)
Takuu Raki, laki Direction or season of west winds (Mle)
Tikopia Raki Wind point, approximately west; westerly direction; monsoon season, characterised by weather from generally west direction; variable light winds between south-west and west, with alternating calms and occasional gales (Fth)
Tokelau Laki Hurricane season and westerly quarter winds that blow during it (Sma)
Tongan Lak/oifie Fair, fine weather (Bkr)
Tuamotu Raki Wind from south-westerly quadrant (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laki Wind from west. Wind from the south (from Vanikoro and Utupua) (Lch). (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Te/laki Wind from southeast [TAU] (Hvn)

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