Protoform: TAU.6 [CP] End section of canoe

Description: End section of canoe
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*0 >> PN *tau-muqa "foredeck of canoe"
*3 PCP *tau "end decking, end piece covering bow and stern of canoe hull" (LPO I:190).
*4 Cf. POC *taRu "cover up" (Rss, Ply, Osm 1998).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Tau Triangular decking covering bow and stern (Cpl)
New Zealand Maori Tau/rapa Sternpost of a canoe (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Tau/ihu Carved figurehead of a canoe, bow of canoe (Wms)
Nuguria Tau Decking covering bow and/or stern of a canoe (Dvl)
Rapa E tau Back of a canoe (Grn)
Samoan Tau Deck (Prt)
Takuu Tau Prow cover on an ancient canoe (Hwd)
Takuu T/tau (obs.) Bow board of ancient canoe; decorated upper bow section (Hwd)
Tokelau Tau Point at which the keel meets the curve of the bow or stern (Sma)
Vaeakau-Taumako Thau Connections (canoe) (Hnh)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tau The cover plate of the te puke hull. Coverboard (Gge). (Lch)

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