Protoform: LAWA.2 [AN] Bind, wrap

Description: Bind, wrap
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*1 Cf. NP *taalawa "beams in roof structure of a house, rafters, purlins"
*4 POC *lawaq "spider" (Rss.1988).
*5 PMP *lavah "Spinne, spinnweb" (Dpf).
*6 PAN *lawaq "spider; spiderweb" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna La/lava/ Attacher, lier en croisant ou faisant plusiers tours (Mfr)
Fijian Lawa Wrap in sennit (Cpl)
Hawaiian Lawa Bind (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Lawa/lawa Tie up (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Rave Bind (Ray)
Mangareva Rava/tua Liens des perches dans une toiture de pandanus auxquelles on attache les feuilles (Rch)
Niue Lava/hi To tie, wrap around (of loose clothes that need fastening) (Sph)
Niue Lava, lave To wrap (Sph)
Nukumanu Ha/lava/ua Hang (strangle) (Trt)
Nukuoro Lava Wrap (Crl)
Rennellese Gaba Fold as a loincloth several times around body (Ebt)
Takuu L/lava Tie securely to an elevated object (Mle)
Tikopia Ravaa Put on, wrap oneself in, waist garment (Fth)
Tokelau Lava/hi String used to secure bait to a hook (Sma)
Tongan La/lava To bind round and round (like the handle of a cricket bat) (Cwd)
Tongan La/lava. Lava-lava. To fasten the beams of canoes, &c. with plait, made of the husk of the cocoa-nut. Bound, to wind round. (Mar)
West Futuna Rava Choke, of plants (Dty)

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