Protoform: SAKA.1 [MP] Dance

Description: Dance
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*4 POC *sagaR 'dance (n,v)' (LPO VI:220).
*5 PMP *d'a9kah "Schreiten, Hupfen" (Dpf. 1938).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Saka Dance with hand and foot action (Mfr)
East Uvea Haka Dance (Rch)
Fijian Caka Work, do (Cpl)
Hawaiian Haʔa Dance (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Haka Stride along, walk vigorously (Ebt)
Luangiua Saʔa Song - for dying (Smd)
Mangareva ʔAka To dance in traditional fashion; dance accompanied by chant, usually of a warlike nature (Bgs)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Haka Chant (Bck)
Marquesas Haka Danser. Danse ancienne; traditional dance (Atl). (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Haka Dance (Wms)
Nuguria Haka A kind of dance (with whale teeth) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Saga Glide in air Problematic (Crl)
Penrhyn Saka Kind of dance (Yda)
Penrhyn Shukai A kind of dance (Lmt)
Pukapuka Yaka A style of dancing (Mta)
Raʔivavae Haʔa To make violent physical motions...; to struggle, fight; dance; a war-dance... (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔAka Dance (Bse)
Rennellese Saka Song without instruments or clapping (Ebt)
Rotuman Saka To display vigour Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Saʔa Dance (Prt)
Sikaiana Saka Type of song composed for secret lovers {hina} or to insult the opposite sex... (Dnr)
Tikopia Saka Perform rites in traditional ritual system Problematic (Fth)
Tokelau Haka Dance (Sma)
Tongan Haka Hand action while singing (Cwd)
Tuamotu Haka Dance (Stn)
Tuvalu Haka Actions of dance (Rby)
Waya Caka In several compounds referring to carrying out of a task or activity (Ply)

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