Protoform: FAI-TAU [XW] Gather leaves to cover oven

Description: Gather leaves to cover oven
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XW: West Polynesia (TON,NIU,EUV,EFU,SAM,TOK,TUV,NFO)

*0 < PN *fai 'do,make', *tau12

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Faitau Ramasser des feuilles de bananiers ou d'arbres à pain pour faire le four ou la cuisine (Mfr)
East Uvea Faitau Ramasser les feuilles dont on couvre les vivres dans le four (Rch)
Samoan Faitau To get leaves to cover in the oven (Prt)
Tongan Faitau To get leaves for a native oven (Cwd)
Tongan Fy-taoo To get ready the leaves, &c. with which the victuals are covered during the process of cooking (Mar)

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