Protoform: KAWE.2A [MP] To carry something

Description: To carry something
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *qawe “take”
*4 POC *k(w)awe 'carry, carry away' (LPO V:428).
*5 PMP *kavit "haken" (Dpf. 1938).
*6 PAN *kawit "hook" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kavekave Servir d'intermédiaire (entre deux fiancés); faire le messager (Mfr)
East Uvea Kave Porter, transmettre (en parlant surtout d'un message, d'une nouvelle) (Rch)
East Uvea Kave/kave To carry (Btn)
Hawaiian ʔAwe Carry on back; straps for bundle (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Kaavea Carry on the back (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Gawe Bundle (Lbr)
Luangiua ʔAve Send (Smd)
Mangareva Kave/kave/a/pakuivi S’entraider à porter un fardeau sur l’épaule (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kave Take, bring. Give (Turner 1860). (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kaave/a Be caught, taken, kidnapped (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kave/a Remove, take away (Sve)
Marquesas ʔAve (MQS), kave (MQN) Porter, apporter; conduire, amener (Lch)
Moriori Kawe Bear (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kawe Carry, straps for bundles (Wms)
Niue Kave(kave) Straps of bark to hold a burden on the back; piece (of cord, thread, etc.); rays of the setting sun (McE)
Niue Kave To carry an ill feeling (Sph)
Nukumanu K/kave (mult. kavekave) Send; take; carry (Trt)
Nukumanu K/kave Give; send something to someone (Tpi)
Nukuoro Gave. Kave (Crn). Take. To seize (Crn). (Crl)
Penrhyn Kave Take, bring; do, perform, practice (Sta)
Pukapuka Kave Take, remove, carry, give (Bge)
Rarotongan Kave/(i) To carry, take, bear, transport, transmit (Sve)
Rennellese Ka/kabe To escort, accompany, take, as in a canoe; to be escorted, taken; (Ebt)
Rennellese Kau/aki To bring, take, pull in, escort (Ebt)
Rotuman Kave Fasten on with straps Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan ʔAve To take, give, conduct, carry (Prt)
Sikaiana K/kave Carry to (Dnr)
Takuu Kave, kkave Send, take (Mle)
Tikopia K/kave Carry, bear off (Fth)
Tokelau Kave Take, carry, give (Sma)
Tuamotu Kave Carry (Stn)
Tuamotu Paa/kave/ Carrying strap (Stn)
Tuvalu Kave To take (Jackson) (Rby)
Tuvalu Ka/kave/ Carry (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kave, khave Be taken away, transported, spread (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kave/a Bring, carry away (Hvn)
West Futuna Ra/kav/aŋe (ANI) To lend to a person Problematic (Cpl)

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