Protoform: TOKA.2A [MP] Remain, wait, stop at a place; settle, coagulate, set solid

Description: Remain, wait, stop at a place; settle, coagulate, set solid
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*1 Cf. SO *toko.1b "perch, roost"
*3 PEO *toka "to land, come ashore" (Bgs.1965).
*31 PEO *toka "progressive; to sit, stay" (Ply. 1972).
*4 POC *toka "arrive, land, squat, set, settle down etc."(Gce); 'come to rest, settle (on bottom of vessel, on reef)' (LPO V:372).
*5 PMP *tekas "come to rest in a definite place, settle down, as birds on a tree" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta To/toka/ Settle (as sago flour). For a sediment to settle out of suspension (Fbg). (Yen)
Easter Island Toka To set (Fts)
Emae Toka Settle, clarify (of water); cease hurting (Cpl)
Fijian Toka Squat; placed, situated; auxiliary verb indicating continuance in the given state or act (Cpl)
Hawaiian Koʔa/na Dregs (Pki)
Hawaiian Koʔa/la Dregs (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Toka Remain, be located (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Dogo Stopped at (Lbr)
Mangareva Toka Demeurer constamment en un endroit. Demeurer fixe (Rch). (Jnu)
Mangareva Toka/toka Etre caillé (se dit du jus de l'amande de coco caillé); se rassembler (Rch)
Marquesas Toka Settle, deposit. Déposer (pour les liquides). (Dln)
Marquesas Toka/ʔa Dépôt (dans un liquide), sediment (Chf)
Marquesas Toka, toá Lieu de pêche où se tient généralement le poisson; banc de poisson (Dln)
Mota Toga Dwell (said to derive from sit) (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Toka Set, become solid, wait, stay still (Wms)
Nggela Toga Dwell (Fox)
Nguna Toko Stay, live; (be) in, at (Stz)
Niue Toka To leave; let it be; put something somewhere and leave it there. To leave off; remain; owe (McE). (Sph)
Nukuoro Doga Land on (as a bird lands on the branch of a tree) (Crl)
Penrhyn Toka Coagulate (Sta)
Pukapuka To/toka Coagulate, become solid (Sby)
Rarotongan Toka Solidify, congeal, freeze over, curdle (Bse)
Rotuman Foʔa Come ashore, come to land (Cwd)
Saʔa Oʔa Squat, settle (of birds) (Ivs)
Samoan Toʔa Set, congeal, solidify (Prt)
Tahitian Toa Large clots of blood (Dvs)
Tikopia Toka Settled, set firm (Fth)
Tokelau Toka Become solid, as water freezing Problematic (Sma)
Tokelau Toka (of ocean, wind, etc.) Be calm, peaceful, settle down (Sma)
Tongan Toka Settle (of sediment), coagulate; settle down (Cwd)
Tuamotu Toka Firm, solid (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Toka/a Stay behind (Hvn)
West Uvea Toka-a Mettre, placer; déposer, poser; laisser, abandonner [Heo Dialect] (Hmn)

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