Protoform: KAFA.1 [MP] Sennit

Description: Sennit
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> NO *tuu-kafa "coconut husk fibre ready for making into sennit"
*4 POC *kapa "sennit" (LPO I:85)
*5 PMP *kapat' "baumwolle, faden [cotton, thread]" (Dpf. 1938).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kapa Sennit cord (Fbg)
East Futuna Kafa Sennit (Mfr)
East Uvea Kafa Ficelle, corde; tresse en bourre de coco (Btn)
Emae Kafa Sinnet (Cpl)
Fijian Kava/a Roll of sinnet (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔAha Sennit (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Gaha Fibre (Lbr)
Luangiua (ʔ)Aha Coconut rope, ball of twine (Smd)
Mangareva Kaʔa Tresse en filaments de coco (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kaha Sennit (Bck)
Marquesas Kaha Sinnet rope used in lashing canoe (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Kaha Rope, especially on seine (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Kafa Sennit (Dye)
Niue Kafa Girdle of plaited hair (Sph)
Niue Kafa Cinnet (Lws)
Nuguria Kaha Braided rope of coconut husk fibres... (Dvl)
Nukuoro Gaha Portion of coconut husk from which long fibres obtained (Crl)
Penrhyn Kaha Sennit (Sta)
Pukapuka Kawa Sinnet rope ; coconut husk (Mta)
Raʔivavae ʔAha Cord (Zpn)
Rapa Kaʔa To braid (Sks)
Rapa Kaʔa kiekie Braid used in house construction (Sks)
Rarotongan Kaʔa Sennit (Bse)
Rennellese Kaha Sennit of coconut fibre (Ebt)
Samoan ʔAfa Sennit (Prt)
Sikaiana Aha Sail guide rope Problematic (Dnr)
Tahitian Aha Sinnet made of cocoa nut husk (Dvs)
Takuu Kafa Sennit (Hwd)
Takuu Kaha Sennit, braided rope of coconut husk fibres (Mle)
Tikopia Kafa Sinnet cord plaited from fibre of coconut husk (Fth)
Tokelau Lau/kafa/ Coconut husk fibre (Sma)
Tongan Kafa Sennit (Cwd)
Tongan Cafa Plait made of the husk of the cocoa-nut (Mar)
Tuamotu Kaha Sennit (Stn)
Tuvalu Kafa Coarse rope of coconut fibre (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kaha Sennit (plaited from fibres of coconut husk) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kaha/nia Tie coconuts together by the husk (Hvn)
Waya Kava-ti Roll sennit into a coil (Ply)
West Futuna Kafa Fibrous husk as of chestnut or coconut; rope made of husk fibres, sennit (Dty)
West Uvea Kafa Corde de sennit (Hmn)

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