Protoform: SIKA.1 [OC] Netting needle

Description: Netting needle
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*4 POC *siga (Mke. 1961).
*3 PEO *sika "net-needle" (Gty.1983).
*4 POC *sika "netting needle" (LPO I:215).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tika tia kupenga A wooden instrument used in net-making (Fbg)
Anuta Tika Shuttle for net-making (Yen)
East Futuna Sika Shuttle used for net making (Bgs)
East Uvea Hika Net-needle (Rch)
Easter Island Hika Net-needle (Fts)
Fijian Sika/ni lawa Net needle (Cpl)
Hawaiian Hiʔa Net needle (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Hika Make knots as in a net, shuttle of a loom (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Higa Net needle (Lbr)
Luangiua Siʔa Spear; netting needle (Smd)
Luangiua Siʔa Fishing spear (Hbn)
Mangareva Ika Espèce d'aiguille (kaka'o) pour faire des filets (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Hika Net needle (Bck)
Niue Hika Net needle (i) (???)
Nukuoro Siga Needle spool (Crl)
Pukapuka Yika Mesh-gauge in netting (Bge)
Rennellese Sika Net needle (Ebt)
Rotuman Siʔa Netting-needle (Cwd)
Saʔa Sike A thorn Problematic (Ivs)
Samoan Siʔa Net needle (Prt)
Sikaiana Sika Needle used to tie together mesh of nets when they are being made or repaired; tool with attached string for piercing through material in construction; shuttle of back strap loom (Dnr)
Tahitian Hiʔa Possibly bobbin-needle used on nets. ?? (???)
Takuu Sika Mesh needle for nets; backstrap loom part, shuttle; javelin formerly thrown as sport (obs.) (Mle)
Tikopia Sika Net-needle (Fth)
Tokelau Hika Netting needle (Sma)
Tongan Hika Net needle (Cwd)
West Futuna Sik/up Needle for sewing nets (Dty)
West Uvea Sika Aiguille pour faire un filet, utilisée avec l'afa (Hmn)

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