Protoform: KAAPUA [CE] Shaft of spear, handle

Description: Shaft of spear, handle
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian ʔAapua Handle, as of a laulau food package; shank knob of a fish hook; twisted top of a paper sack that may serve as handle (Pki)
Mangareva Kopua Morceau d'arbre; partie d'une plante Problematic (Rch)
Penrhyn Aapua Handle of harpoon Problematic (Sta)
Tahitian Apua Manche d’une lance indigène (Lmt)
Tahitian Abua. Apua. The shaft of a fish spear. The handle of a spear. (Dvs)
Tuamotu Kaapua Shaft of the okaparu fish-spear (Stn)

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