Protoform: TAA.4B [PN] To fish, catch fish: *taa (ika)

Description: To fish, catch fish: *taa (ika)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Taa Pêcher à plusieurs avec un manou à la marée haute... (Mfr)
East Uvea Ta ika Prendre des poissons (Rch)
Hawaiian Kaa To fish with a pole (Pki)
Hawaiian Kaa/kaa To fish, as for uhu (parrot fish) with a square net, or ulua with hook and line but no pole; net or nets dropped in a semicircle, as for mullets or 'oo'io. (Pki)
Marquesas Ta i te ihe Pécher l'ihe (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Taa, taia Net (vt) (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Taa/nga The operation of netting or weaving (Wms)
Rennellese Taa To net, as flying fish; to scoop up, as swarms of sugumega or pogo fish in seine or net (Ebt)
Samoan Taiʔa To fish for *palolo*, *lo*, *pala'ia* and *inaga*. (Prt)
Tahitian Taa/iʔa Pêcher (Lmt)
Tahitian Taiʔa A fisherman; to fish by angling, or otherwise (Dvs)
Takuu Taa maunu Catch bait fish using hand nets and assistants (Mle)
Tokelau Taa Fish for schools of fish on the reef or in the lagoon; (taa ihe) fish for half-beak, with a crowd of people in the lagoon, using a net (Sma)
Tongan Taa ..scooping up fish with a hand-net... (Cwd)

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