Protoform: WAE [CE] Canoe or house part

Description: Canoe or house part
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *waqe 'leg' or *wahe 'divide'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Wae U-shaped canoe spreader (Pki)
Mangareva Vae Banc des rameurs; membre d'équipage (pirogue) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Vae Crossbeam (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Wae Slabs at the front end of the side walls of a *whare*, supporting the ends of the *maihi* (Wms)
Rarotongan Vae Rib of boat (Bse)
Tahitian Vae The timbers of a boat or ship; the small rafters of a *fareoa*, or little house, made with the top like the cover of a wagon (Dvs)
Tuamotu Vae The rib of a boat (VTU, ANA) (Stn)

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