Protoform: TITI.1 [NP] Peg, to stick in as a peg

Description: Peg, to stick in as a peg
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*0 >> TA *paa-titi "drive in (nail etc.)"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Titi To hammer, nail, affix ; Llenarse, lleno (Chl)
Hawaiian Kiki A plug, to plug a hole (Pki)
Luangiua Tii Hammer (Smd)
Mangareva Titi Plug hole with a peg (Jnu)
Moriori Titi Stick fast (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Titi Peg, pin, to stick in as a peg or pin (Wms)
Nukumanu Tii (pl. ttii) (i aruna te kros) Crucify (Trt)
Pukapuka Titi Caulker for canoe making (Bge)
Rarotongan Titi A stake, peg, nail or dowel (Sve)
Tahitian Titi A nail, pin or peg, a stake; to pin or peg, to fasten with nails, or with stakes in the ground; to stick fast, as a mote in the eye (Dvs)
Tuamotu Titi Peg (Stn)
West Futuna SiSi (plural only) Coconuts to fill up gaps in canoe Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)

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