Protoform: KAU-NATI.* [CE] Fire-bed used with fire-plough to produce fire by friction

Description: Fire-bed used with fire-plough to produce fire by friction
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PPN *kau-natu "fire-plough".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian ʔAunaki Firestick, stick rubbed in obtaining fire by friction (Pki)
Mangareva Kounati Lower firestick. Morceau de bois sur lequel on frotte pour faire du feu (Rch). (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kaunati, kauneti Bed for fire-plough (Bck)
Marquesas Koukati, kounati Bois avec lequel on frotte avec le kou `i`ima pour obtenir le feu Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Moriori Kahunaki Fire-bed (Shd)
Moriori Ka(h)unaki Larger part of fire-making apparatus . Kindle by rubbing sticks (Bke)
New Zealand Maori Kaunoti Fire-bed (Bst) (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Kaunati, kaunoti Pointed piece of wood which was rubed upon another to produce fire (Wms)
Penrhyn Kau nati Fire-making stick (the one set on the ground) (Sta)
Pukapuka Kaunati Rubbing stick in making fire with fire-plough Problematic (Bge)
Tahitian Aunati A piece of wood used for friction (Dvs)
Tuamotu Kaunati Lower frictioning stick of fire-plough (Stn)

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