Protoform: KIE.A [MP] Pandanus sp. used for making fine mats

Description: Pandanus sp. used for making fine mats
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> XW *kie-kie.a "fine-woven garment", NP *kie-kie.b "plant sp., Freycinetia"
*4 POC *kiRe "coastal pandanus sp., probably Pandanus tectorius" (LPO III:329).
*5 PMP *kiRay "pandanus sp. used in making mats" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Rau/kie Pandanus sp. for fine mats (Yen)
Emae Kie Pandanus (Smooth) (Cpl)
Luangiua ʔIe Pandanus band round head of corpse (Smd)
Mota Gire (Pandanus odoratissimus) (Cdn)
Nguna Kiekie Pandanus sp. (Stz)
Nuguria Kie A kind of pandanus (Dvl)
Penrhyn Kie Sail, canvas (Sta)
Penrhyn Kia Sleeping-mat (Lmt)
Pukapuka Kie Specially made mat sometimes used as sail Borrowed (Mta)
Rennellese Kie Pandanus used for fine mats (Ebt)
Rotuman Kiakia Pandanus sp. Problematic (Cwd)
Saʔa Ile Pandanus with slender leaves (Ivs)
Samoan ʔIe Kind of pandanus, the leaf of which is used for weaving fine mats (Mnr)
Sikaiana Kie Pandanus (Dnr)
Takuu Kie Pandanus sp. used for constructing ritual and decorative ornaments (Mle)
Tikopia Kie Pandanus sp. with relatively soft leaves, from which mats are plaited (Fth)
Tokelau Kie Kind of pandanus used for high quality mats (Sma)
Tongan Kie Plant sp. (Pandanus) (Cwd)
Tuvalu Kie Pandanus variety (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kie Small pandanus (Grn)

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