Protoform: TAU-QI [PN] Pay, repay, compensate (Rby). Exchange, change.

Description: Pay, repay, compensate (Rby). Exchange, change.
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *faka-tau 'buy, sell'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Taui, (tau vi?) Exchange, purchase; price, pay (Fbg)
East Futuna Taauʔi Vengeance, rendre la pareille, se venger; compensation (Gzl)
East Uvea Tauʔi Rendre la pareille (Btn)
Easter Island Taui Trade, barter (from Tahitian) Borrowed (Wbr)
Fijian Sau Repay, retaliate, answer a letter Problematic (Cpl)
Luangiua Kaauii Exchange, barter (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Taui Change (vt) (Osn)
Niue Taui To reply; to pay back; to avenge; reward (Sph)
Niue Tau Price (Sph)
Nuguria Tau Buy (Ray)
Nuguria Tahui Bezahlen (Ths)
Nuguria Taauvi (sg.obj.), taa/tauvi (pl.obj.) Buy, purchase, pay (Dvl)
Nuguria Taavi Price (Dvl)
Nukumanu Taui (pl. tataui) Pay, buy and sell (Trt)
Rarotongan Taui(i) Change (money); change over; exchange; replace somebody (Bse)
Rennellese Tauʔi Sell, buy, barter, pay, trade (Ebt)
Samoan Taui Repay, reward (Prt)
Samoan Tau To buy, to barter; something for sale; price (Prt)
Tahitian Taui Changer, échanger. Prix, achat, compensation, taux de change (Aca). (Lmt)
Tikopia Taui Buy, barter, sell (Drd)
Tongan Tow To barter, to trade (Mar)
Tongan Tow, toia To meet one's expectations of profit in the act of bartering, or trading (Mar)
Tuamotu Taui To change, replace (Stn)
Tuvalu Taui Show unseemly haste to immediately and exactly discharge the obligation to return a gift (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Taui-a Buy, redeem, pay (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Taui/i Price (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kaui/i Be replaced, compensated Phonologically Irregular (Hvn)
West Futuna Tauia To lighten Problematic (Dty)
West Uvea Taui-a Paiement, payer (Hmn)

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