Protoform: GAFI-GAFI [PN] Old mat or bark-cloth

Description: Old mat or bark-cloth
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Gafigafi Natte fine en feuilles de pandanus, aussi appelée tu'alua (Rch)
Ifira-Mele Gafigafi Good mat, rolled up for storage (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Ngahingahi Old or worn out sarong, rag (Lbr)
Mangareva Gaʔigaʔi Etre fin, mou au toucher, moelleux; poudreux, poussiéreux; mince (étoffe, feuilles de pandanus pou faire des nattes) (Rch)
Mangareva Ta/gaʔi Etre souple et douce au toucher (en parlant d'étoffe) (Rch)
Mangareva ʔOʔo ŋaʔi/ŋaʔi Ondulé, wavy [hair] (Atl). (Chf)
Marquesas Kahikahi Tres mince, clair, transparent Problematic (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Ngawhingawhi Worn out, as a garment (Bgs)
Penrhyn Ngahingahi Shabby, ragged, useless (Sta)
Pukapuka Ngawingawi Feeble, damaged, weak (Bge)
Samoan Gafigafi An old siapo used as a wrapper for native property (Prt)
Tokelau Gafigafi Personal clothing (Sma)
Tongan Ngafingafi Kind of fine mat (Cwd)
Tongan Gnafi-gnafi A mat (Mar)
Tuamotu ŋahi To be torn, streaked, as clouds at dawn Problematic (Stn)
West Uvea Ngafingafi (Etoffe, vetement) vieux, usé (Hmn)

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