Protoform: TAPAKAU [OC] Coconut leaf plaited to form a mat

Description: Coconut leaf plaited to form a mat
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*0 >> PN *takapau
*4 POC *tabakau "mat woven from coconut leaves" (LPO I:80)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tapakau Woven coconut frond floor mat (Yen)
East Futuna Tapakau Mat of coconut leaves (Bgs)
Fijian Tabakau Mat made of coconut leaves (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kapaʔau Raised place in heiau where offering were placed (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Tapakau Kind of mat (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Dabagau Coconut leaf floor mat with midrib strips down the middle and side edges braided (Lbr)
Luangiua Kapaʔau Mat (woven by hand, of coconut leaf) (Hbn)
Luangiua Aapaʔu Wide mat, joined in centre Problematic (Smd)
Luangiua Kapaʔau Coconut leaf floor mat (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tapakau Coconut leaf undermatting; large sitting mat (Bck)
Marquesas Tapakau Voile de pirogue; feuilles de cocotier tressés par les prêtres et que l'on place dans la case d'un défunt pour le représenter (Dln)
Marquesas Tapaʔau (MQS) Feuille de cocotier tressée (Lch)
Nukumanu Tapakau Coconut leaf mat (Fbg)
Nukuoro Dabagau Floormat variety (Crl)
Penrhyn Tapakau Coconut frond mat; sitting mat (Sta)
Rarotongan Tapakau Plaited coconut leaves (Sve)
Rotuman Tapakau Coconut frond floor mat Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Tapaʔau Coconut leaf floor mat (Prt)
Sikaiana Tapakau Mat made from coconut leaf, used for sitting and floor covering (Dnr)
Tahitian Tapâu A platted piece of cocoanut leaves used by the priests to direct their prayers, like the rosary of the Roman Catholics (Dvs)
Tikopia Tapakau Floormat of plaited coconut leaf (Fth)
Tongan Tapakau Large coconut leaf suitable for making floor mat (Cwd)
Tuamotu Tapakau Coconut leaf, used for feasting mat (Stn)
Waya Tabakau Mat, loosely woven from coconut fronds (Ply)
West Futuna Pa(h)kau Mat for sitting on, woven of coconut fronds (Dty)

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