Protoform: KUMI.1 [PN] Ten fathom measure

Description: Ten fathom measure
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *kumi.3a "squeeze in hand, grasp"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Kumi Ten fathoms (Rch)
Easter Island Kumi Ten fathoms (Chl)
Hawaiian ʔUmi Ten, tenth (Pki)
Mangareva Kumi Ten fathoms. Longueur de dix brasses (mesure) (Rch)
Marquesas Kumi Mesure de dix brasses (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Kumi Ten fathom measure (Wms)
Niue Kumi Ten fathoms (Sph)
Nukuoro Gumi A measurement by tens of fathoms (Crl)
Penrhyn Kumi Ten fathoms (Sta)
Pukapuka Kumi Ten fathoms (Bge)
Rapa Ka/kuumi Long (Sks)
Rarotongan ʔUmi A ten (of cards) . Problematic (Bse)
Rennellese Kumi Ten fathoms (Ebt)
Samoan ʔUmi Long, tall, (to be) , long (in time or space) (Prt)
Sikaiana -kumi (with numeral) Suffix for counting [tens of] fathoms of material (Dnr)
Sikaiana Se/kumi Ten fathoms, of length (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔUmi Dix brasses (Lmt)
Takuu Se/kumi Unit of lineal measure: ten fathoms (Mle)
Tikopia Kumi Ten fathoms (Fth)
Tokelau Kumi Ten arm-spans or fathoms (Sma)
Tuamotu Kumi Ten fathom measure (Stn)
Tuvalu Kumi Ten fathoms of line (Rby)

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