Protoform: PIKI.2 [PN] Cramp, to have the cramp, be numb

Description: Cramp, to have the cramp, be numb
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Vaʔe piki Jambe qui ne plie pas (Rch)
Easter Island Piki Cramp (Fts)
Fijian Piki (Arm) crooked [Eastern Fijian Dialect] Uncertain Semantic Connection (Gty)
Mangareva ʔO/piki Epilepsie (Chf)
Marquesas Pe/pé A contraction of the limbs (Crk)
Moriori Pe/peke Benumbed Phonologically Irregular (Shd)
Niue Piki Paralysed (of arm) (McE)
Sikaiana P/piki Feel numb (Dnr)
Tahitian Hoo/piʔi Epilepsie (Lmt)
Takuu Piki (of rope or string) Have a twist or kink that disappears simply by making it taut; (of foot) cramped; (of throat) dry; (of fishing line) tangled (Mle)
Tongan Pi/piki Sleep, be asleep (derog. for mohe) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Hoo/piki Numb, cramped (Stn)
Tuvalu Piki Stiff-legged (Rby)

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