Protoform: FAI.4 [NP] Cat's cradle, string games

Description: Catʔs cradle, string games
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Hei Cat's cradle (Pki)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Fai String figures (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Whai String game, cat's cradle (Wms)
Pukapuka Waiwai Cat's cradle; to make string figures (Mta)
Rapa ʔEi String figure game (Sks)
Rarotongan ʔAi String game, cat's cradle; encircle, surround (Bse)
Tahitian Fai The name of a game played by children. String game, cat's cradle (Xxx) (Dvs)
Tuamotu Fai String game, cat's cradle (Stn)

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