Protoform: KAVEI [SO] Tentacle of octopus etc.: *ka(a)vei

Description: Tentacle of octopus etc.: *ka(a)vei
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *kawe.1

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kavei Tentacle (Mfr)
East Uvea Kavei Tentacles of octopus (Btn)
Luangiua Vei/vei Tentacles Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Nukumanu Kaavei Octopus tentacle (Fbg)
Penrhyn Kaavei Tentacles Problematic (Sta)
Rennellese Kabei Tentacle of octopus (Ebt)
Sikaiana Kaavei The tentacles of an octopus (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔAvei Tentacules de poulpe fe’e (Lmt)
Takuu Kaavei Tentacle of an octopus or cuttlefish; tendrils of some types of stinging jellyfish (Mle)
Tikopia Kavei Tentacle of octopus (Fth)
Tokelau Kavei Tentacle of octopus, squid (Sma)
Tuvalu Kavei Tentacle (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kavei Tentacle (Hvn)

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