Protoform: FAU.B [PN] Bark of hibiscus tiliaceus used for various purposes

Description: Bark of hibiscus tiliaceus used for various purposes
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fau Filtre à kava (en fibres de bourao) (Mfr)
Easter Island Hau Thread (Wbr)
Easter Island Hau hii Fishing line (Wbr)
Marquesas Hau Toute espece de corde faite d'ecorce d'arbre ou de plantes (Dln)
Pukapuka Wau Bark used for cordage (Mta)
Raʔivavae Hau Hibiscus bark cord (Stn)
Tikopia Fau Light fishing line (Fth)
Tokelau Fau The fibre obtained from fau ready for plaiting (Sma)
Tongan Fau Fibre from the bark of the giant hibiscus...used for squeezing or wringing... (Cwd)
Tongan Fow A substance used to wring out cava ,&c. (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Fau, hau Rope; fishing line; string (Hvn)

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