Protoform: TAKU-A.2 [PN] Reputedly, they say

Description: Reputedly, they say
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *taku.1 "mention, recite"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Takua To be used for something Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fbg)
East Uvea Takua Dit-on, d'après, parait-il. (Rch)
Niue Tukua Just, simply (Sph)
Samoan Taʔua Talked about, well known, famed (P) (Prt)
Tikopia Takua Indeed! So it is! That is (to say) (Fth)
Tokelau Takua Be mentioned, be known as, be remembered, be known (favourably or otherwise) (Sma)
Tongan Tokua They say, it is said, so they say, reputedly, it seems (Cwd)
Tongan Coeha tocooa? What do you say? (Mar)
Tuvalu Takua la, takua nei It's not as if... (Jackson) (Rby)
West Uvea Takua Oui, peut-être (Hmn)

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