Languages evolve through many mechanisms including rebracketing, where one word splits into two or they merge, often as a result of a misunderstanding or ignorance of the origin of the words.
kepeken – to realize an ability, to manifest an ability.
ken- potential, ability
* kepemoku – to manifest food, to farm.
* kepejan – to manifest a person, to conceive or give birth
suli, lili, seli, great, small, hot– all various ends of a scale
*janli – man sized
*okoli – eye sized