Protoform: TAAU-GA [PN] Hanging basket for storing cooked food (Clk): *(tau)tau-ga

Description: Hanging basket for storing cooked food (Clk): *(tau)tau-ga
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *tau.2 "hang, be suspended"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Taauga Grand panier en palmes de cocotier avec des anses en corde (sert A transporter les tubercules) casse-croute (Mfr)
East Futuna Tautaauga Crochet auquel on suspend les paniers de vivres dans la maison (Mfr)
East Uvea Tauga Les restes d'un repas (Rch)
Hawaiian Kaauna Four (formerly tubers were counted by fours) (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Taauga Rope or hook for hanging things on. Such food whether hung up or not (Clk)
Luangiua Kauŋa Bags hung from roof for food (Smd)
Mangareva Taauga Paire, en comptant les objets par paire; signifie deux quand il s'agit d'objets qui vont de paire, et quatre pour compter les mei para fruits mûrs de l'arbre à pain et les 'eke ou poulpes qu'on vient de pêcher; tauga veut dire 8, si on compte des mei apuku, les premiers fruits à pain, et les premiers eke de la pêche (Rch)
Marquesas Tauka (MQN), tauna (MQS) Couple (manière de compter les fruits à pain, les cocos en prenant un fruit de chaque main et le jetant sur le tas, et après avoir ainsi jeté deux fois on dit: E tahi tauka une fois quatre). (Dln)
Nuguria Tauna Plattform unter dem Dache zum Aufbewahren von Matten und Geräthen (Ths)
Penrhyn Taunga Storage basket (Rasmussen) [also mentioned by ...as a small basket for cooked food, according to ...my student] kind of basket for containing pieces of cooked fish (Sta)
Pukapuka Taaunga Basket container for coconut water guards (Bge)
Rennellese Taaunga Gift, as of left-over food (Ebt)
Samoan Taauga Basket of cooked food (kept against daily requirements or to provide a present if required); contribution of food (given by a guest to his host etc (Prt)
Takuu Tauna Suspended basket for keeping food; hooked stick suspended from the ceiling on which a basket of food may be hung (Mle)
Tokelau Tauga A bunch of four, six or eight empty coconut shells attached to a length of sennit, for drawing water from a well (Sma)
Tongan Taunga Basket of cooked food left over and hung up for use later on, (Cwd)
Tongan Tówtówoonga A circular flat piece of wood, surrounding the middle of the string, by which the oil baskets hang, so as to prevent rats getting to the basket (Mar)
West Futuna Tauga Hanger, hanging pot; contraption for hanging things from ceiling (esp. to keep rats from getting food). Stick or rope for slinging food on, hanger (Cpl). (Dty)

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