Protoform: NII-KAU [CE] Coconut frond

Description: Coconut frond
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Aitutaki Niikau Coconut frond (Bse)
Hawaiian Niiʔau Coconut leaf midrib (Pki)
Hawaiian Niʔa/niʔau Sword fern (Nephrolepis exaltata) (Ni'ihau) (StJ)
Mangareva Nikau Rib of Coconut frond (I) (???)
Mangareva Kinau Nervure centrale de la feuille du cocotier Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Mangareva Nikau ereʔi Fleurs du cocotier; ramifications collées et soutenues par l'axe commun de la grappe de coco (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Nikau Coconut leaf (Krk)
Marquesas Koniʔu, ʔoniʔuʔ, ʔiniʔu (MQS), koniku, ʔiniku, kouakinu (MQN) Nervure de folioles de cocotier (Lch)
Marquesas Niʔu Variété de cocotier (Lch)
Marquesas Ni/niku/~ko/niku/~vii/niku/ (I) Rib of coconut leaf. Nervure de la foliole de cocotier. (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Niikau Palm sp (Wms)
Penrhyn Niikau Coconut frond; palm sp (Sta)
Rarotongan Kiikau Coconut frond (Bse)
Tahitian Niiʔau Coconut leaf, i.e. the great leaf. Palme de cocotier, folioles de ces palmes, nervures de ces folioles (Lmt). (Hdy)
Tuamotu Nikaau Leaflets of coconut frond (Stn)
Tupuaki Niau Coconut leaf...sometimes used as a general term for the coconut tree (Atn)

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