Protoform: LIKA [FJ] Fear of falling, have nightmare (? of falling)

Description: Fear of falling, have nightmare (? of falling)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*4 Cf. POC *(ta)lili 'dizzy' (LPO V:359).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Rika For an object (e.g. log, ball) to roll (Fbg)
East Futuna Lika Afraid (Bgs)
East Futuna Lika/lika Avoir peur d'aller chz qqn (Mfr)
East Uvea Lika To be afraid (Rch)
Easter Island Riʔa/riʔa Dread, fear Borrowed (Fts)
Emae Ri/rika/ Feel dizzy, experience vertigo (Cpl)
Fijian Riko Feel giddy, frightened, paralysed with fear (Cpl)
Hawaiian Liʔa Yearning, strong desire Problematic (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Rrika Experience vertigo or a falling sensation (Cl (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Rhika Giddy, afraid (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi L/lika Terror, terrified (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Haga/liga/liga To approach circumspectly, gingerly (Lbr)
Luangiua Haa/liʔa Haunted by a spirit; dream, dread (Smd)
Mangareva Rika Dream (I). S'éveiller et se lever subitement; admirer les qualités d'une personne, les belles choses (Rch)
Mangareva ʔAka/rika(rika) Nightmare (I). Réveiller qn., étonner qn. (Rch)
Mangareva Rika/rika Sommeiller, dormier d'un sommeil léger et imparfait (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rika/moe Dream (Bck)
Marquesas ʔIʔika (MQS), ʔikaʔika (MQN) Qui inspire du dégoût, l'effroi; frissonner. Frisson, frissoner; horrible, effrayant (Dln). Etre dégoûté, be disgusted (Atl). (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/rika/ Dream, dread (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/ririka Wait anxiously, cower (Wms)
Niue Lika Fear, be afraid. Watch [for] in terror (McE). (Sph)
Niue Lia/lia/pou Giddy Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Penrhyn Rika/rika Be afraid of; frightening, frightened, terrible, horrible (Sta)
Rarotongan Rika Visions (Bse)
Rarotongan ʔAka/rika/rika Cause terror (Bse)
Rennellese Gi/gika To quake, as with fear, especially of falling from a height (Ebt)
Rennellese Gika To be feared, respected (poetic) (Ebt)
Rennellese Gika/tia To be feared, to be frightening (Ebt)
Samoan Liliʔa Giddy, unsteady (Prt)
Samoan Liʔa Chief's dream (Prt)
Sikaiana Lika/lika Untame, wild, frightened by humans, as fish or birds are; to avoid out of shame or fear (Dnr)
Tahitian Riʔa/riʔa Horreur, peur, horrible, effrayant, être terrifié, avoir peur (Lmt)
Tahitian Ria A vision in sleep, a phantom (Dvs)
Takuu L/lika Slightly afraid, scared, wary of supernatural forces (Mle)
Takuu Rika (of a pet animal or bird, etc.) Partially wild, not fully domesticated; (of a person) habitually disappear during the day and return home only at night (Mle)
Tikopia Rika Get off-balance (Fth)
Tikopia Faka/rika Roll, throw off balance (Fth)
Tokelau (Li)lika Have a nervous feeling of foreboding (Sma)
Tongan Lilika Be giddy, feel like falling from a height (Cwd)
Tongan Lika Dream (Cwd)
Tuamotu Rika Nightmare, fear, dread (Stn)
Tuamotu Ririka To be struck chilly, cold; fear, terror, horn) (Stn)
Tupuaki Ria/ria Frightful (Atn)
Tuvalu Li/lika Fear of falling from a height (Rby)
Tuvalu Faka/lika Feeling in stomach when swinging on a swing (Rby)
West Futuna Lika (ANI) Be afraid and run away from spirits (Cpl)
West Futuna Hlika Pain, suffering, fear, fright (Dty)
West Futuna Riko-fia To appear (of person, ghost etc.) Problematic (Cpl)

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