Protoform: FAFI [XE] Packet (of fish) wrapped in leaves

Description: Packet (of fish) wrapped in leaves
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XE: Marquesan, Mangarevan and Easter Island (MQA MVA EAS)

*1 Cf. CE *wahii, PN *fii-fii

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Hahi(hi) Packet of fish wrapped up in leaves; to wrap up (Chl)
Mangareva ʔAʔi (plural ʔaʔiʔi) Faire des petits paquets de ma qu'on enveloppe de feuilles pour les faire cuire (Rch)
Mangareva ʔAʔai Faire de petits paquets de nourriture qu'on enveloppe pour la faire cuire Problematic (Rch)
Marquesas Fafi Petit paquet; (___ tapu) nourriture offerte à l'occasion des fiançailles. Paquet de nourriture (enveloppé et cuit au four); food parcel (wrapped and cooked in earth oven) [Southeast Marquesan Dialect] (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Hahi. Fafi (Lch). Envelopper, empaqueter, enveloppe, fourreau (Dln)
Marquesas Vahi (MQN), fafi (MQS) Couvrir, cover (v); emballer, pack up; envelopper, wrap. (Chf)
Marquesas Fafé To clothe, or dress; a bundle tied up in cloth or leaves (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Whawhe-a Come or go round, put round, gird on, encircle; disturb, interfere with Problematic (Wms)

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