Protoform: PAKI-AKA [NP] Root of a plant

Description: Root of a plant
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *aka 'root'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Paʔiaʔa Root system, rootlets, small branches (Pki)
Luangiua Pakiʔaʔa Roots Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
New Zealand Maori Pakiaka Root (Wms)
Nuguria Patiaka Surface root Phonologically Irregular (Dvl)
Nukumanu Patiaka Root (of tree) Phonologically Irregular (Trt)
Rarotongan Paki-aka The bark of tree roots (Sve)
Rennellese Paʔiaʔa Roots Problematic (???)
Sikaiana Patiaka Root Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Tahitian Paiaa The roots, long and small of a tree or plant (Dvs)
Takuu Patiaka Vertical root of a tree, plant, grass, weed, seaweed Phonologically Irregular (Mle)

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