Protoform: KANU [FJ] Pattern, design (e.g. on pottery, tapa, tattooing)(Clk)

Description: Pattern, design (e.g. on pottery, tapa, tattooing)(Clk)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*2 PFJ *kanu `design (e.g. on pottery)'.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Kanukanu Colourful (Cpl)
Fijian Kanu Marking on pottery, whether raised or incised (Cpl)
Fijian Kanu/kanu Resembling the markings, intricate (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Kanu/kanu Mottled; design on potsherds; to write (Clk)
Luangiua ʔAŋu Leg tattoo (women) (Smd)
Nuguria Kanu Design, pattern; colour; characters, letters; colourful (vi) (Dvl)
Rennellese Kanu To be patterned, as with tattoo; to write draw, design, tattoo (Ebt)
Samoan Manu Pattern, design Problematic (Prt)
Samoan Ma/manu Decorated, painted Problematic (Prt)
Takuu Kanu Design or pattern with which something is covered, as a fish, turtle, tattoo (Mle)
Tikopia Kanu Put a mark on to identify (Fth)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kanu/kanu/ia Decorate with painting (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kenu/kenu/a Paint (usually with custom powder or charcoal) Phonologically Irregular (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kanu/i Decoration, pattern (Hvn)
West Futuna H/kanu Ring, stripe; striped, ringed, coloured, patterned, marked (Dty)
West Futuna Xkan/kanu (WFU), kan/kanu (ANI) Spotted (Cpl)

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