Protoform: SOKA-I [FJ] Brace, stay, to brace or stay

Description: Brace, stay, to brace or stay
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*0 << PN *soka.2 "some part of the bracing timber of a house roof"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Cokai Forked pole to hold out canoe sail (Cpl)
New Zealand Maori Hokai Brace, stay (e.g. crossed sticks) to keep hinaki in place (Wms)
Samoan Soʔai Brace a house (Prt)
West Futuna Sakai-a To turn canoe straight Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)

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