Protoform: TIKE.1A [PN] Sit so as to be above one sitting on ground; squat

Description: Sit so as to be above one sitting on ground; squat
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> PN *ma-tike "stand up, arise"
*4 POC *tike 'squat, sit on haunches' (LPO V:380).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tike/tike To squat (Fbg)
East Futuna Tike/tike Squat on heels (Mfr)
Marquesas Tike Se lever sur son seant (Dln)
Marquesas Noho (haʔa)teʔi/teʔi S'accroupir sur ses talons. S'accroupir, squat (Atl). Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Niue Tike/tike To squat on the heels (McE)
Niue Tike Protrude, stick out (of teeth) (Sph)
Nuguria Haa/tike/tike Squat (noho haatiketike) (Dvl)
Penrhyn Tiikeikei Squat Phonologically Irregular (Sta)
Pukapuka Tike To stay still, to lie (of things). Sit for a while waiting (Sby). (Bge)
Rennellese Tike/tike To crouch or squat, as on the heels; to perch (Ebt)
Samoan Tiʔe/tiʔe Ride, sit astride; be placed upon, lie on; sit (on chair); seated on something above the ground, to be (Prt)
Sikaiana Tike/tike To sit on one's haunches without any other support, to squat (Dnr)
Tokelau Tike/tike Sit on a chair, or at a higher level (Sma)
Tongan Sike To squat, sit on the heels (Cwd)
Tongan Chike To sit on the haunches (Mar)

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