Protoform: WAHII [CE] Cover, wrap; wrapping, covering

Description: Cover, wrap; wrapping, covering
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*1 Cf. PXE *fafi, PPN *fii-fii

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Wahii Wrapper, envelope, case, covering, sheath; to wrap, cover, bundle up... (Pki)
Marquesas Vahi. Vahii (Lch). Vaahii (I). Envelopper, bander, ensevelir, mettre en paquet; involucre, enveloppe, paquet. Appliquer un pansement (Lch). (Dln)
Penrhyn Vahii Cover, case (Sta)
Pukapuka Vayii Cover Borrowed (Sby)
Rapa Veʔi/nga Small bundle (Sks)
Rarotongan Vaʔii Wrap; parcel; wrapping paper, case (Bse)
Tahitian Vehi Enveloppe, envelopper Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Tahitian Vehî A case, sheath, or covering; to case, or cover a thing; to make into a bundle and tie up (Dvs)
Tuamotu Vehi To wrap (food), as in a coconut leaf; case, sheath (Stn)

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