Protoform: TAAU-GA.B [PN] Hanging basket for storing cooked food (Clk): *(tau)tau-ga

Description: Hanging basket for storing cooked food (Clk): *(tau)tau-ga
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *tau.2 "hang, be suspended"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Taauga Grand panier en palmes de cocotier avec des anses en corde (sert A transporter les tubercules) casse-croute (Mfr)
East Futuna Tautaauga Crochet auquel on suspend les paniers de vivres dans la maison (Mfr)
East Uvea Tauga Les restes d'un repas (Rch)
Ifira-Mele Taauga Rope or hook for hanging things on. Such food whether hung up or not (Clk)
Luangiua Kauŋa Bags hung from roof for food (Smd)
Nuguria Tauna Plattform unter dem Dache zum Aufbewahren von Matten und Geräthen (Ths)
Penrhyn Taunga Storage basket (Rasmussen) [also mentioned by a small basket for cooked food, according to student] kind of basket for containing pieces of cooked fish (Sta)
Pukapuka Taaunga Basket container for coconut water guards (Bge)
Rennellese Taaunga Gift, as of left-over food (Ebt)
Samoan Taauga Basket of cooked food (kept against daily requirements or to provide a present if required); contribution of food (given by a guest to his host etc (Prt)
Takuu Tauna Suspended basket for keeping food; hooked stick suspended from the ceiling on which a basket of food may be hung (Mle)
Tokelau Tauga A bunch of four, six or eight empty coconut shells attached to a length of sennit, for drawing water from a well (Sma)
Tongan Taunga Basket of cooked food left over and hung up for use later on, (Cwd)
Tongan Tówtówoonga A circular flat piece of wood, surrounding the middle of the string, by which the oil baskets hang, so as to prevent rats getting to the basket (Mar)
West Futuna Tauga Hanger, hanging pot; contraption for hanging things from ceiling (esp. to keep rats from getting food). Stick or rope for slinging food on, hanger (Cpl). (Dty)

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