Protoform: KAPI.B [PN] Wedge (n,v)

Description: Wedge (n,v)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kapi(kapi) Petite cale en bois (Mfr)
East Uvea Kapi/kapi Petit coin en bois; caler un objet avec un petit coin en bois (Rch)
Kapingamarangi Gabi Laze rod of the loom (Lbr)
Niuafoʔou Kapi/kapi Wedge (Tmo)
Niue Kapi Chip or fragment (as of rock, coconut shell, china etc.) Uncertain Semantic Connection (McE)
Rennellese Kapi Tap the head or body of a sick person with a tattooing needle; to cut slips (sic) in a tree trunk counting number of enemies killed or lovers won Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ebt)
Sikaiana Kapi The harnesses of the back‑strap loom {mea tau} used to hold the strands of material taut (Dnr)
Takuu Kapi Part of a backstrap loom: the two wooden bars at each end of the loom which hold it taut during the weaving... (Mle)
Tongan Kapi/kapi A wedge; drive a wedge into (Cwd)
Tuvalu Kapi Net shuttle (Rby)

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