Protoform: FAQO.1A [AN] Peg used for fastening, wooden nail

Description: Peg used for fastening, wooden nail
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*2 PCP *vaxo "peg, nail", PFJ *vako (Gty. 1991).
*3 PEO *vako "nail" (Gty. 1983:160).
*4 POC *pako "wooden peg or pin" (LPO I:59).
*5 PMP *pak(o,u) "nail" (Bst. 1972b), *paqet "chisel" (Dahl 1981).
*6 PAN *paqet "chisel" (Dhl. 1981). *pacek, *pasek "wooden nail, dowel; drive in, as a wooden nail, dowel, or fencepost" (ACD).
*7 PWMP *paqet "chisel" (ACD).
*8 Note. When Cook arrived in New Zealand from Tahiti "whaw" seems to have been in general ship-board use for "nail". The MAO word for "wooden plug" is puru.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Faʔo Cheville, clou (Mfr)
East Uvea Faʔo Cheville, clou (Rch)
Fijian I/vako Nail (Cpl)
Hawaiian Hao Iron, bit; horn, as of a goat (Pki)
Moriori Whao Chisel (Bke)
New Zealand Maori Whao Iron tool, nail (mod.) (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whao-a Perforate, chisel out; a chisel (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Wha/whao/ Go into, enter; stuff into a bag or other receptacle Borrowed (Wms)
Niue Fao Peg, nail, stake (Sph)
Nuguria Fao Wooden peg (Ths)
Nukuoro Hao Iron (Crn)
Rennellese Haʔo Chisel (Ebt)
Rotuman Faʔo Nail, tack Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Fao Nail , nail, wooden peg (Prt)
Tahitian Fao Pointe, ciseaux (Lmt)
Tahitian Fao A nail or chisel (Dvs)
Takuu Fao Nail (Hwd)
Takuu Hao Very small, chisel-shaped adze...; nail... (Mle)
Tikopia Fao Iron nail, spike (Fth)
Tokelau Fao Nail (Sma)
Tongan Faʔo Nail (Cwd)
Tongan Fáö A peg, a nail (Mar)
Tuamotu Fao Caulking instrument (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hao Iron, nail, spear (Hvn)
West Uvea Fao Clou, sagaie de peche, corne d'animal; fer (Hmn)

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