Protoform: TIKI.3 [CE] Tie, bind

Description: Tie, bind
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *fii-tiki.
*8 Note. a related root *tiki.3 appears to be supported only by MAO tikitiki "girdle, topknot" but cf. puutiki, hootiki and HAW haaki`i, muuki`i, naaki`i, niiki`i all meaning "tie".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Haa/kiʔi To tie, bind (Pki)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Faka/tiki Lash sinnet in a pattern (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Tiki/tiki Hair tied in a topknot; a girdle (Bgs)
Penrhyn E/chik Two coconuts tied together by husk (Lmt)

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