Protoform: TII-TOKO [TA] Prop (v); action with a pole or similar object

Description: Prop (v); action with a pole or similar object
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

*0 < PN *toko

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
New Zealand Maori Tiitoko Pole used to stretch or extend anything: spreader, sprit (of a sail) etc.; stretch, extend with a pole or anything rigid; keep off or away; propel with a pole (Wms)
Penrhyn Tiitoko To walk on one's toes (Sta)
Penrhyn Titoko Drive method of fishing, fish being driven into a confined space and scooped up with hand nets Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sta)
Tahitian Tiitoʔo Étai pour ouvrir et maintenir ouvert un auvent; ouvrir un auvent à l'aide d'un étai; border une voile; étendre le bras, la jambe (Aca)

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