Protoform: KAI-GA.B [PN] Food refuse, esp. of chewed food

Description: Food refuse, esp. of chewed food
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Kaiŋa toa Waste from the sugar cane given to animals as food (Fts)
Hawaiian ʔAina Rejected, as refuse, especially of sugar cane (Pki)
Mangareva Keiga Reste d'un os, d'une canne à sucre sucée, de quelque chose que l'on a mâchée (ne s'emploie que pour cela) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kainga Husk of *nimata* [green coconut]; combined wringer and strainer (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Kainga Refuse of a meal, as cockle shells, etc. (Wms)
Nukuoro Gainga Trash, garbage; braided dead coconut fronds used in buttressing the sides of *uinga* (Crl)
Penrhyn Kainga Coconut cream wringer, made from the husk of green coconut... (Sta)
Pukapuka Kainga Rubbish (Bge)
Samoan ʔAiga/mea A part of some food, as part of a joint of meat; a contemptuous term for a diseased person (Prt)
Takuu Kaina Garbage, food peelings, scraps of food to be discarded (Mle)
Tuvalu Kaiga Rubbish (Jsn)
West Uvea Kainga Résidus, restes; saletés, ordures (Hmn)

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