Protoform: LEKE.2 [NP] Butt end (e.g. of adze, weapon, fish-hook); heel of foot

Description: Butt end (e.g. of adze, weapon, fish-hook); heel of foot
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Reke Spur, talon, claw, heel. Heel, heel-piece. (Chl)
Mangareva Reke Talon; bout large d'une auge, d'un pétrin; extrémité d'un hamecon ou l'on attache la ficelle. The large end of a kneading-trough; the end of a fish-hook that is attached to the line (Tgr). (Rch)
Moriori Reke/reke Heel (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Reke Knob, poll of an adze, tongue end of a taiaha; pin used to fasten hair in a top-knot; fish-hook (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Reke/reke Heel (Wms)
Penrhyn Reke Shank knob of fishhook (Sta)
Pukapuka Leke Shank knob of fishhook (Bge)
Rotuman Leke On tip-toe Problematic (Cwd)
Tokelau Leke Eye of a fish-hook (Sma)
Tuamotu Reke Heel; to hook with a gaff (Stn)

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