Reconstruction Level: PN - Polynesian

Reconstruction Description
KAO-KAO Side, rib; analogous parts of a house or canoe *(hui) kaokao
KAPA.1 Stretch out hands, reach for, grasp (Clk): *ka(ka)pa
KAPA.4 Make a first attempt at something (Clk)
KAPA-KAPA.B Lateral fin, flipper (Clk)
KAPA-KAU Wing
KAPE.1 A plant (Alocasia macrorrhiza)
KAPE.2 Take out, pick out
KAPI.B Wedge (n,v)
KAPOGA Fin of fish
KAA-PUI Surround, envelop
KASI.2 A tuna, perhaps yellow-finned tuna (Neothunnus macropterus)
KASIKASI Skin eruptions such as caused by scrofula, scabies: *kasi(-kasi)
KASOA Necklace
KASO-KASO.1 Rib (Rby) *(hui) kasokaso
KASOKASO.2 Yam variety
KATA.1 Laugh
KATAFA.B Bird's Nest Fern, (Asplenium nidus)
KATOA All, whole
KATOFA Appoint a time
KAU.2A Bunch, cluster
KAU.2B Group of people, company
KAU.4 Stalk, stem, handle
KAU.5 Edge, side
KAU.6 First person singular preposed subject pronoun
KAU.7 Take part, join
KAU-FANA Bow (the weapon)
KAU-HALA Roadside
KAU-HAGA Groin, crotch, inner edge of thighs: *kau(s,h)aga
KAU-I Fasten with cord, as sail to yard or net to frame, lace (Rby)
KAU-QULI A tree (Diospyros samoensis) *(kau)kau-quli
KAU-MAFUTE Paper Mulberry stick stripped of bark: *(kau-)mafute
KAU-NA Order, command, send on an errand
KAUNA-GA Servant, slave
KAU-NATU Fire-plough
KAU-WAKA Crew of a canoe: *kau-waka
KAWA.2 Beard
KAWA-SASA A creeper used to poison fish (Derris trifoliata)
KAWA-SUSU A shrub (Tephrosia purpurea) used to poison fish: *ka(wa,u)susu
KAWE.3 Persist
KAAWE-A Be carried away emotionally: *ka(a)we-a
KAWE-GA Load, burden
KAWEI Carrying cord, handle: *ka(a)wei
KAWEIGA That which is steered for (usually a star)
KEE.1 Second person singular preposed subject pronoun: *ke(e)
KEE.2 Quarrel
KEA.1 Thrush (throat infection): *ke(q)a
KEFU Light-coloured (blond, brown, reddish) especially of hair
KEHO.1 Sharp point
KEKEE Cry loudly
KEKE-KEKE (Type of) noise or motion

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