Protoform: KAU-I [PN] Fasten with cord, as sail to yard or net to frame, lace (Rby)

Description: Fasten with cord, as sail to yard or net to frame, lace (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Kauʔi Préparer, arranger, disposer (Btn)
Easter Island Kaui To sew by hand (Kvt)
Kapingamarangi Gaui Put sail on boom (Lbr)
Luangiua Aui/ŋa Looped rope on bottom sail (Smd)
New Zealand Maori Kaui To lace, put cord through interstices (Wms)
Pukapuka Kaui/nga Commencement in plaiting (Bge)
Rennellese Kaui To tie, as net to frame (Ebt)
Samoan ʔAui Fasten round as a bandage (Prt)
Takuu Kaui/na Series of loops in the rope attached to the lower edge of a sail (Mle)
Takuu Kaauii Tie or attach by means of a continuous series of knots, as when attaching a sail or net to its supporting poles or when tying up a long bundle (Mle)
Takuu Kaavii Attach a hand-net to its frame (Mle)
Tikopia Kaauui Sinnet cord support of bag-net (Fth)
Tongan Kaui Fasten sail to yard (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kaui/a Tie to (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kaui/i (Net) consisting of long line with bamboo sticks attached... (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kau/kaui(i) Sticks which become part of outrigger (Lch)
West Uvea Kau/kaui Plancher d'embarcation, pont de navire (Rougeyron 1860) (Hmn)

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