Protoform: KAU-WAKA [PN] Crew of a canoe: *kau-waka

Description: Crew of a canoe: *kau-waka
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PPN *kau.2b, *waka `canoe'.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kau waka Crew (Fbg)
East Futuna Kauvaka Crew (Bgs)
East Uvea Kauvaka Les matelots (Rch)
Niue Kauvaka Sailor, crew (Sph)
Rennellese Kau baka Canoe, fleet, canoemen, crew (Ebt)
Rotuman Kauvaka Crew Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan ʔAuvaʔa Crew of boat (Prt)
Tahitian Auvaa A fleet of canoes going together; the young brood of the fish fai, or stingray; the wreck of a canoe or boat (Dvs)
Tokelau Kauvaka Crew of a canoe (Sma)
Tongan Kauvaka Crew member (Cwd)
Tongan Cow-vaca The crew of a vessel (Mar)
Tuvalu Kauvaka Crew (Rby)

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