talk: see compounds abhi˚, pa˚, sal˚.
a sort of quail, Perdix chinensis SN.v.146 = Ja.ii.59. As lāpaka-sakuṇa also at Ja.ii.59-Another name for quail is vaṭṭaka.
also fr. lap, lit. “talker,” cp. similar semantics of E. quail → Ger. quaken, quicken; E. quack. The P form rests on pop. etym., as in Sk. we find corresponding name as lāba