Protoform: KIE-KIE.A [XW] Fine-woven garment

Description: Fine-woven garment
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XW: West Polynesia (TON,NIU,EUV,EFU,SAM,TOK,TUV,NFO)

*0 << PN *kie.a "Pandanus sp. used for making fine mats"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Kiekie A mat of very fine plait worn by older women over other dresses at funerals (Cpl)
Samoan ʔIeʔie Working clothes, old clothes; piece of cloth, rag (Mnr)
Tokelau Kiekie Special kind of mat woven purely with laukie. The most valued kind of mat (Sma)
Tongan Kiekie Ornamental waist-band or grass skirt (Cwd)

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