Protoform: KAWEIGA [PN] That which is steered for (usually a star)

Description: That which is steered for (usually a star)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kaavenga Guide star (Fbg)
East Uvea Kaveiga Groupes d'etoiles sur lequel on se dirige dans la navigation (Btn)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kaveinga Direction to steer by (Bck)
Pukapuka Kaveinga Compass ; a group of stars on the same declination, thought of as a constellation ; bearing (Sby)
Rapa Kevenga Star (Grn)
Rarotongan Kaveinga Direction, guide to direction, course, compass (Bse)
Rotuman Kavei Take as a mark to steer by Borrowed (Cwd)
Tahitian Aveia A mark to steer by when at sea, the sun by day, and moon and stars by night; a mariner's compass (Lmt)
Tahitian ʔAveiʔa Boussole, compas de marine; guide (biblique) (Lmt)
Tikopia Kavenga Guiding star (Fth)
Tongan Kaveinga That which is steered for (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kave(e)iŋa Guiding star (used to steer by) (Stn)

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