Protoform: KIE.B [PN] Kilt or skirt; mat worn as such

Description: Kilt or skirt; mat worn as such
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kie Ceremonial pandanus skirt; fine mat (Yen)
East Futuna Kie Skirt, lavalava (Bgs)
East Uvea Kie Tissu fin (Btn)
Mangareva Kou/kie Natte très fine de la qualité *pareta'i ioio* (Rch)
Niue Ie Cloth, fabric Borrowed (Sph)
Pukapuka Kie Specially made mat (sometimes used as sail (Mta)
Pukapuka Lau/kie Prepared fibre from "yulu" bush variety of Pandanus, used for making fine mats (Sby)
Samoan ʔIe Kilt or skirt (Prt)
Tikopia Kie Small decorated mat used as loin garment indances (Fth)
Tikopia Kie Waist mat of kilt type, finely plaited from pandanus leaf... (Fth)
Tokelau Kie Clothes in general; skirt ; apparently (Pandanus spurius) (Whr)
Tokelau Kie Garment worn by men and women consisting of a two-metre length of cloth worn on the lower part of the body, in wrap-around fashion; clothes (in general); bed-linen, bed sheet (Sma)
Tongan Gië A kind of wearing mat, used chiefly in canoes, as they are not liable to be spoiled by sea-water... (Mar)
Tuamotu Kie/kie Man's waistband of pandanus matting (Stn)
Tuvalu Kie Plaited waist-band; fine mat (Rby)

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