Protoform: PAE-GA.A [PN] Stone platform; stone pile for retting coconut husk

Description: Stone platform; stone pile for retting coconut husk
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *pae.1

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Paega Bourre de coco (Mfr)
Easter Island Paeŋa Cut-stones that were used as foundation for the boat shaped houses, or for the ahu (Fts)
Niue Paega Heap of stones or other objects. A very big tree (McE). (Sph)
Pukapuka Paenga Prepared sennit fibre; place where it is buried in mud; the contents of the mound (Sby)
Takuu Paena The border areas of a family garden plot where kanokano [ Cyrtosperma taro] is grown (Mle)
Tikopia Paenga Stone heap; stone wall (Fth)
Tokelau Paega A man-made pit in the sea along the beach where the strips of coconut husks are buried in preparation for sennit making (Sma)
Tongan Paenga Mat pitch on which the game of lafo is played (Cwd)
Tuvalu Paega Strips of coconut husk to be buried in preparation for sennit-making pile of stones used to make lau - kafa (local rope) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Paenga Something built of stones like a house platform or a fence (Hvn)

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