Protoform: MATA-LIKI.2A [EO] A star cluster, the Pleiades

Description: A star cluster, the Pleiades
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic
Notes:

*3 PEO *mataliki "name given to a signficant star cluster" (LPO II:165).
*1 Cf. PWT mwariker "the Pleiades".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Matariki Pleiades (Fbg)
East Futuna Mataliki Pleiades (Gzl)
East Futuna Mataliki Lights seen from distance, stars Problematic (Bgs)
Easter Island Matariki Pleiades (Fts)
Hawaiian Makaliʔi Pleiades (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Matariki The Milky Way (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Matariki Pleiades (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Madaligi Name of a constellation (Lbr)
Mangareva Matariki Pleiades (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Matariki Pleiades (Bck)
Marquesas Mataʔiki, mataʔiʔi Pleiades (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Matariki Pleiades (Wms)
Niue Mataliki Pleiades (Sph)
Nuguria Matariki Name of a constellation, the Pleiades (Dvl)
Nukumanu Mataliki Pleiades (Fbg)
Nukuoro Madaligi January Problematic (Crl)
Penrhyn Matariki Tiny stars; name of a star constellation (Sta)
Pukapuka Mataliki The Pleiades (Bge)
Rapa Matariki The Pleiades (Sks)
Rarotongan Matariki Pleiades (Bse)
Rennellese Matagiki Pleiades (Ebt)
Rotuman Mafririt/ e lagi The Pleiades (Cwd)
Samoan Mataliʔi Name of group of stars (Prt)
Samoan Mataaliʔi Pleiades (Ann)
Sikaiana Mataliki Pleiades (Sps)
Tahitian Matarii The Pleiades (Dvs)
Takuu Matariki Constellation: Pleiades; season of the year determined by the location of the Pleiades (Mle)
Tikopia Matariki Pleiades (Fth)
Tongan Mataliki Pleiades (Cwd)
Tuamotu Matariki Pleiades (Stn)
Tupuaki Matariʔi Pleiades (Atn)
Tuvalu Mataliki The Seven Sisters (Rby)
West Futuna Matariki Pleiades (Dty)
West Uvea Mataliki Pleiades (Hmn)

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