Protoform: OKA [XE] Digging stick; to cultivate with this

Description: Digging stick; to cultivate with this
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XE: Marquesan, Mangarevan and Easter Island (MQA MVA EAS)

*0 < PN *hoka.2 'husking stake'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island ʔOka Digging-stick (Bck); lever, stick; to plant (Fts)
Mangareva Oka Instrument pour la culture, pioche, bêche; arracher avec une bêche (Rch)
Mangareva Oka/oka Piocher; fourgonner dans le corail pour en faire sortir le poisson (Rch)
Marquesas Óká/oka To pick; to introduce an instrument into a hole; also used obscenely (Crk)
Marquesas Pá/óka A peg, or to drive a peg (Crk)
Marquesas Pa/oka, pa/oʔa (MQS) Cheville, gond; clouer, cheviller (Dln)

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