Protoform: MAEA.1 [PN] Rope

Description: Rope
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Maea Heavy rope of either European cordage or made from bark of the *pau* tree [Hibiscus tiliaceus] (Fbg)
East Futuna Maea Cord, cable (Bgs)
East Uvea Maea Corde, cable Btn) (Rch)
Emae Maea Braided rope (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Maea Rope (European type) (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Moea Very thick rope, especially as used for hauling whales (obs) (Lbr)
Luangiua Maea Rope from coconut husk (Smd)
Niuafoʔou Maea Rope (Dye)
Niuafoʔou Maia Rope (Gry)
Nuguria Maia Rope, string, band (Ray)
Nuguria Maea Rope (big, used for ships) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Maea Cord (Trt)
Nukuoro Maea Rope type (thickest) (Crl)
Samoan Maea Rope, cord (Prt)
Sikaiana Maea Very heavy rope (Dnr)
Takuu Maea Rope that is wound (as opposed to braided) (Mle)
Tikopia Maea Rope, line (Fth)
Tokelau Maea Rope, cord (Sma)
Tongan Maea Rope (Cwd)
Tongan Mya. Cow-mya. A cord or rope. Cordage. (Mar)
Tuvalu Maea Rope of foreign manufacture (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Maea Rope (Ray)
West Uvea U/maea Rope (U 1888) (Hmn)

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