Protoform: SIKI.2 [PN] Finish the ends or edges of a mat

Description: Finish the ends or edges of a mat
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *siki.1 'lift'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Siki Façon de tresser les nattes (plus un numéral)... (Ply)
Hawaiian Hiʔi A plaiting process (= kuupoki, plaiting process of turning a pandanus leaf back, thereby giving the product a neat edge) (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Higi Technique of finishing a mat edge (Lbr)
Luangiua S/siʔi Beginning and ending of mats - plait (Smd)
Mangareva ʔIki Commencer et terminer des nattes (Rch)
Marquesas Hiki Arrêter la tresse d'une natte, la terminer (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Hiki The join or seam between two widths of a floor mat (Aca)
Nukuoro Sigi A technique of finishing a mat edge (Crl)
Rennellese Siki To finish house thatching by cutting extended endings; to make the final side of a mat, or final seam or hem of a dress (Egt)
Samoan Si/siʔi To make a fringe (Rby)
Sikaiana Siki/siki The method of weaving/plaiting used for the end of a mat (vasa) (Dnr)
Tahitian Hii/moea To finish work (Dvs)
Takuu Siki Finish the edge (of a mat) in plaiting, by bending back the ends of the strands and plaiting towards the interior (Mle)
Tikopia Siki Finish, complete (applied to plaiting, netting, etc.) (Fth)
Tokelau Hiki (in weaving a mat, fan, or hat) The finishing section where the weaving threads are turned back to lock them into place (Sma)
Tongan Hiki To edge (a kie) with red feathers or other such decoration (Cwd)

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