Protoform: NINO.* [EC] Twist

Description: Twist
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EC: Ellicean

*0 << PN *lino
*1 Cf. TA *too-rino "twisted"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Marquesas Nino Filer, tresser, corder. Attacher ensemble des feuilles de cocotier non tressées (Lch). (Dln)
Tahitian Nino Corder. To spin or twist (Dvs). (Lmt)
Tuamotu Nino Overlap and twist slightly together (Stn)
Tuvalu Nino Fine strand used in rope-making (Rby)

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