Protoform: TIFA.1B [CE] Insert, inlay, patch

Description: Insert, inlay, patch
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kiihe/i Shawl, cape, afghan; cloak of makoloa matting; rectangular tapa garment worn over one shoulder and tied in a knot; bed covering Problematic (Pki)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tifa, tiha Pearl shell inlay (Bck)
Marquesas Tifa (MQS), tiha (MQN) Fermer, cacheter, boucher, couvrir. Boîte, caisse, malle, coffre, armoire, commode; bouchon, opercule, couvercle Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lch)
Marquesas E tiha i te kahu Rapiécer du linge, y mettre des pièces (Dln)
Marquesas Téfa, téhha To cover or close up; a lid or stopper; enough (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Tiwha-ia Insert paaua shell into eyes of carved figures; inlay (Bgs)
Penrhyn Tiiha/i To patch (Sta)
Rarotongan Tiivae Patch something; a patch Problematic (Bse)
Tahitian Tifa To join things together, to dovetail (Dvs)
Tahitian Tiifa/i Rapiécer, raccomoder (Lmt)
Tahitian Tiifa/i/fai Couvre-lit ou tapisserie faite de pièces d'étoffes, de couleurs rapportées (Lmt)
Tuamotu Tiifa/i To repair with a patch; a patch (Stn)

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