Protoform: TAU.12 [PN] Cover (vt); covering of earth oven

Description: Cover (vt); covering of earth oven
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tau Feuilles de bananier ou d'arbre à pain utilisées pour recouvrir le four (Mfr)
East Uvea Tau Les feuilles de bananier (Rch)
Hawaiian Kau/pale To cover an oven, especially with rocks on its edge to keep earth out (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Tau Leaves placed on top of oven stones (Clk)
Luangiua Kaua haku Oven for taro (Smd)
Mangareva Tou/evere Couvrir d'herbes ou de feuilles vertes un four polynésien (Rch)
Mangareva Tou/veve Herbage avec lequel on couvre un four (Rch)
Niue Tau To cover (of earth oven or house) (Sph)
Niue Tau/aki To put stones on an oven (McE)
Nukuoro Dau (umu) A cover for an earth oven (Crl)
Rennellese Tau Leaves for covering oven; to place these (Ebt)
Samoan Tau Leaves used to cover up a native oven of food (Pki)
Tokelau Tau Fresh wide leaves of pupu (Asplenium nidus) used in covering a traditional oven... (Sma)
Tongan Tou/aki To throw more stones on the fire in a native oven (Cwd)
Tongan Tau Green leaves...for covering food in a native oven (Cwd)
West Futuna Tau To thatch (Cpl)
West Uvea Tau umu Couvrir de feuilles le contenu du four (Hmn)

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