Protoform: KAPI.C [PN] Packed tight, completely filled, occupied, covered; narrow, tight *kapi-ti(a)

Description: Packed tight, completely filled, occupied, covered; narrow, tight *kapi-ti(a)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *qapi.2

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kapi/kapi Many. [May be Tikopian] (Fbg)
Easter Island ʔApi Cover (to conceal, e.g. face, immodesty, something coveted by others) Phonologically Irregular (Wbr)
Emae Kapi/kapi Etre serré à se toucher (foule) (Rve)
Fijian Kabi-ta Stick to, adhere; be close (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔApi/ʔapi Filled, as a basket; abundant, as a feast (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Kapi Too tight (clothing), overcrowded (canoe) (Clk)
Luangiua ʔApi(ʔapi) Crowded, full, congested (Smd)
Mangareva Kapi Etre plein, rempli; accompli; arriver à un but déterminé (se dit aussi d'une distribution où tous ont été servis; achever; se joindre (en parlant d'un ouvrage commencé sur deux points) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kapi tane Male issue Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bck)
Marquesas Kapi Ramasser; petit paquet (Dln)
Marquesas Kapi/ti Paquet, ballot, pièce d'étoffe, gros peloton; mettre en paquet, en rouleau, en peloton (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Kapi Be covered, overspread (of a surface); occupied (as space); closely guarded (Wms)
Nukumanu K/kapi Filled, full (of people) (Trt)
Nukuoro Kabi Tight (of clothes); stuffed (Crl)
Nukuoro He/gabi/di Packed closely together; crowded together in a small place (Crl)
Penrhyn Kapi(kapi) To become congested, bloodshot, swollen, have black rings around one's eyes (Sta)
Pukapuka Kapi Packed tight, full; enclosed by, surrounded by (Bge)
Rarotongan Kapi(kapi) Covered completely, fully occupied (of floor space or a piece of land which has been planted up), filled in and completed (of the cane wall of a house, or a palisade) (Bse)
Rennellese Kapi/tia To be pressed close, as in a crowd (Ebt)
Samoan Api/api Narrow, straight (Prt)
Tahitian Api To be full, occupied, closed up (Dvs)
Tahitian Api/api Filled, occupied, narrow (Dvs)
Takuu Kapi (Of garment) narrow, tight-fitting; a tight squeeze, blocked...difficult to put in or take out, stuck, lodged...crowded (Hwd)
Takuu Kapi (of garment) Narrow, tight-fitting; a tight squeeze, blocked; ....stuck, lodged in one's throat;...crowded with people (Mle)
Tikopia Kapi(kapi) Many, plentiful, numerous (of people) (Fth)
Tuamotu Kapi Shut (as bivalve); crowded... (Stn)
Tuvalu Kapi To cover (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Khapi Not fit into, get stuck (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kapi/kapi/nihi Be full inside, be overcrowded (Hvn)
West Futuna X/kapi Narrow (Cpl)

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