Protoform: KAI-SAU [PN] Enjoy benefits without personal effort

Description: Enjoy benefits without personal effort
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *kai.1 "food, eat", *sau.3 "rule, ruler".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
New Zealand Maori Kaihau Acquire property without payment (Wms)
Pukapuka Kai-yau One who repeatedly imposes on a household not his own for his meals ; eat taboo food from a lover (Sby)
Rarotongan Kaiʔau Live peacefully (Bse)
Tahitian Aihau To enjoy peace and tranquility (Dvs)
Tongan Kaihau Share in food, etc., provided for a ruler (Cwd)

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