Protoform: KOPI-TI [NP] Narrow, closed

Description: Narrow, closed
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *kapi.a, c

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kopi/kopi Etre encombré; être plein à craquer (Mfr)
East Futuna Kopi/kopi Rempli, plein; resserré, a l'étroit Problematic (Gzl)
East Futuna Fe/kopi Trop serré, trop rapproché (Mfr)
East Uvea Kopi/kopi Plein, rempli, resserré (Rch)
Fijian Kobi Astringent; give sense of astringency to th mouth or stomach (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔOopiki Trap (Pki)
Mangareva Kopi Se fermer (se dit des bivalves, des deux mains, qui serrent quelquechose) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kopi/a Inclosed (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Kopiti Shut up, closed (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Kopi Doubled together; shut, closed; completed; gorge of a river (Wms)
Sikaiana Kopiti Narrow; confined in a small space (Dnr)
Sikaiana K/kopi Warped, bent by humidity or heat Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dnr)
Tahitian O/opi Close, niggardly, as to food &c. (Dvs)
Takuu K/kopi Narrow (as of canoe), too small, of insufficient size to accomodate an object (Mle)
Tokelau Kopi/kopi (of obstacles) Obstruct, be in the way of (Sma)
Tokelau Kopiti Crevice (Sma)
Tuvalu Kopi/kopi/aa Cluttered (referring to home, location or thinking); completely crowded, disorganized (Jsn)

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