Protoform: FAFA.3 [SO] Sheet (of rigging)

Description: Sheet (of rigging)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*1 Cf. CE *waha.3

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Papa Rope for securing the mast of a canoe (Fbg)
Kapingamarangi Haha Slack rope on the boom sheet (Lbr)
Luangiua Haa Rope from main sail (Smd)
Nuguria Haha Rope to steer sail with (Dvl)
Pukapuka Wawa Sheet of main sail (Bge)
Sikaiana Aha The sail guide rope (Sps)
Takuu Ffaa Rope regulating the angle of a canoe sail against the wind; sheet (Mle)
Tikopia Fafa Rope stays and sheet of sailing canoe (Fth)
Tokelau Fafa (of a sail) Mainsheet (Sma)
Tuvalu Fafa The rope from the boom of a sail (Jsn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Haha Rope to steer sail with. Stay ropes tied onto wooden arms of sail (Lch). Sheet (to control sail) (Gge). (Hvn)

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