Protoform: TITI.2 [PN] Skirt or kilt worn in the dance

Description: Skirt or kilt worn in the dance
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Titi pau Skirt for men and women worn for dancing. Barkcloth sheet hung in front of the church (Fbg). (Yen)
Anuta Titi rau ti A cordyline leaf waist garment (Fbg)
East Futuna Titi Kilt of cordyline leaves (Bgs)
East Uvea Sisi Ceinture en feuilles de si ou autres (Btn)
Emae Maasina e /titi/ Ring around the moon (Cpl)
Luangiua Kiki Leaf decoration for dancing. Dried pandanus leaf (Hbn). (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Titi Skirt (Krk)
Niue Titi Dancing-skirt made of inner bark of hibiscus (McE)
Nuguria Titi Blätterschurz (Ths)
Nuguria Titi Grass skirts (for men and women) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Didi Grass skirt of hibiscus fibre or palm leaves (Crl)
Penrhyn Titi Skirt made of coconut leaves; kind of loincloth for women; dancing costume for both sexes, made from puurau, rito, etc. decorated with akeake (Sta)
Penrhyn Titche, tichè A kind of short kilt (Lmt)
Pukapuka Titi Woman's waist garment (Bge)
Rennellese Tau/titi/ Tiny tapa loincloth (Ebt)
Samoan Titi A girdle of tii leaves (Prt)
Takuu Ttii aronaa (obs.) Strips of fibre formerly used to make net cordage Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
Tikopia Titi Fringe, especially of Coconut leaf or split Cordyline leaf, worn as a decorative girdle (Fth)
Tokelau Titi Traditional leaf-skirt... (Sma)
Tongan Sisi Ornamental girdle or waistband (Cwd)
Tongan Chichi An ornamental dress round the waist for either sex, made generally of leaves of the chi tree (Mar)
Tuamotu Titi Band or wreath of Coconut leaves tied round a tree to denote that the fruit is tapu (Stn)
Tuvalu Titi Skirt of pandanus leaves (Rby)
West Uvea Titi Pagne, jupon, jupe, ceinture (Hmn)

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