Protoform: TAATAI.1 [NP] Hanger for water container

Description: Hanger for water container
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kaakai Handle, as of a bucket, pot, basket, purse; strings by which a netted calabash is hung (Pki)
Pukapuka Taatai Small plank canoe with gunwales, bow and stern covers Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bge)
Rennellese Taatai Sling, as for geemugi branches being lowered; hanger, as for a coconut water bottle (Ebt)
Sikaiana Taatai The string used to hang bottles (Dnr)
Tahitian Tatai The covering or matting with which the ends of rafters in a Tahitian house are covered Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tokelau (Taa)tai A traditional vessel for carrying drinking water, made from a large coconut shell with an outside covering of sennit netting, and a handle for carrying (Sma)

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