Protoform: TAA-WAI [CE] Add water, use water

Description: Add water, use water
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kaawai Last liquor run off in distillation...; extremely weak and watery liquor (Pki)
Mangaia Taavai-a Add water to, pour water, conduct water into, flood (Sta)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tavai Wet (Bck)
Marquesas Tavai Nettoyer, dérouiller, fourbir, faire briller Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Taawai Steep in vegetable dye (Wms)
Penrhyn Taavai-a, -hia Add water, dilute; mix, blend (Sta)
Rarotongan Taavai-a, -ʔia Add liquid to something (Bse)
Tahitian Taavai Utiliser de l'eau; aiguiser; oindre le corps de *mono'i*, hydrater (peau) (Aca)
Tuamotu Taavai To wet, moisten (Stn)

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