Protoform: TAUSI [PN] Take care of; observe (custom etc.)

Description: Take care of; observe (custom etc.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tausi Prendre soin; nourrir (sa famille); tradition, coutume; garder des malades (Mfr)
East Uvea Tauhi Servir, garder, observer, se plier ä, s'occuper de qn ou de qc; observances religieuses (Rch)
Niuafoʔou Tauhi Preserve (Tmo)
Samoan Tausi Take care of, nurse; observe, keep as a command. Wife of an orator or tulafale (McP). (Prt)
Tokelau Tauhi Look after, take care of, maintain, uphold, keep (Sma)
Tongan Tauhi To tend, look after, take care of...keep safe, preserve... (Cwd)
Tuvalu Tausi Keep, care for, look after; obey (keep) a law (Jsn)

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