Protoform: TALAKI [XW] Announce, proclaim

Description: Announce, proclaim
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XW: West Polynesia (TON,NIU,EUV,EFU,SAM,TOK,TUV,NFO)

*1 Cf. PN *tala.2 "narrate, narration", *taalaki "spread, open"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Talaki Dire, annoncer (Btn)
Fijian I talaki An inferior messenger, sent on all sorts of errands, and eating in the kitchen (Cpl)
Samoan TaalaŹ”i Proclaim (Prt); preach, propagate, boast, brag (Mnr) (Prt)
Tokelau Taalaki Tell the people one by one of an authorized instruction or request; preach, teach (Sma)
Tongan Talaki Announce or make known, especially by going from house to house (Cwd)

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