Protoform: TOKO.1C [PN] Support, prop up; help, assist

Description: Support, prop up; help, assist
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta To/toko To masticate betel and lime to prepare it for an old person whose teeth have become bad Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fbg)
East Futuna Toko/i(ʔi) Aider, conseiller (Mfr)
East Futuna Tooko/i Soutien (Mfr)
East Uvea Toko/ni Aider, supporter (Rch)
Hawaiian Koʔo Prop (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Togo To buttress; support (weight); prop up (prevent from falling sideways); lateral buttressing; to depend on. Guard (v) (Emy). (Lbr)
Luangiua Ko/ŋaʔi Help (Smd)
Luangiua Koʔo/i A class of priests, assistant priests (Hbn)
Mangareva Toko ao Soutenir, favoriser l'autorité d'une personne en charge (Rch)
Mangareva Toko/vavae Echasses (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Toko Diagonal strut in house construction (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Toko/toko Rafter (Bck)
Marquesas Toko (MQN), toʔo (MQS) Prop, stay. Etayer, supporter, soutenir, prendre le parti de quelqu'un (Lch). Prétendre (Dln). (Dln)
Marquesas Pa/toko Etayer, appuyer, consolider; console, chevalet. Etai (pour soulever les fenêtres); stay (to keep windows open), prop (Atl). (Lch)
Marquesas Tu toko (na ʔiʔima) Prendre appui sur les deux mains; lean on both hands (Chf)
Marquesas To(ko)toko (MQN), toko (MQS) Echasses; stilts (Chf)
Marquesas Tono, togo (NKH) A prop, to prop; heavy, dull, lazy Phonologically Irregular (Crk)
Moriori Toko/mahanga Forks (of tree) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Toko-na Prop up (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Toko/ni Help Borrowed (Tmo)
Niuatoputapu Fe/toko/ni/ʔaki Help one another (Dye)
Niue Toko Prop, stay (n); to support, prop up (Sph)
Penrhyn Toko Prop; to prop up (Sta)
Rarotongan Toko To prop up (Bse)
Rennellese Toko/haha Supporting stick, as to support a banana plant or to hold up a window; to support thus (Ebt)
Rennellese Toko/i To support (Ebt)
Rotuman Toko Prop up, support Borrowed (Cwd)
Takuu Toko/naki Help, assist, help one another (Mle)
Tikopia Toko Staff, stave, stick or post to hold something up (Fth)
Tokelau Toko The pole of which the top end is tied to the tilatuu (main sprit) to support the sail when sailing; to support something with something (Sma)
Tongan Toko/ni Help, assist, give a hand (Cwd)
Tuamotu Toko To prop up (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Toko/ia Watch, observe, look, look after Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)
West Futuna Toko/naki/na To support, help (Cpl)
West Futuna Toko/ia To carry, to support. L'apporter (sans brancard); porter bois sur l'épaule (Rve). (Dty)

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