Protoform: TAKAI [PN] Wrap around

Description: Wrap around
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *taka.1a "revolve, roll", *pookai "coil, wrap up", NP *takaa "snood, the binding attaching a hook to a fishing line"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Takai Mettre en boule (ficelle); rouler (natte) (Mfr)
East Uvea Takai Rouler, enrouler, entortiller, mettre en pelote (Rch)
Hawaiian Kaaʔai Sash, girdle, belt; bie, tie around, gird on (Pki)
Luangiua Kaʔai Wind, bind (Smd)
Moriori Takai Bandage (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Takai-a Wrap up, wrap round, wind round; wrapper, covering (Wms)
Niue Takai To go around, go right round; to be surrounded; travelling party (going around the island) (Sph)
Penrhyn Taakai Bundle, roll, make a bundle, wind; bundle, roll (n) (Sta)
Pukapuka Taakai Cooked taro wrapped in coconut leaflets (Mta)
Rapa Takai Tie cords for house construction (Sks)
Rapa Taakae Bundled and cooked taro (Sks)
Rarotongan Taakai-a, -ʔia Tie, bind, wind or wrap something (Bse)
Rotuman Takai Wind, coil Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Taʔai Wind (as thread on a reel), roll (e.g. a cigarette) (Prt)
Sikaiana Taakai A belt (woven on the loom, or store-bought) (Dnr)
Takuu Takai Wind, coil; rotate; turn with a circular motion; rotate, turn around by itself; roll of dried pandanus leaves (Mle)
Tokelau Ta(a)kai Roll up, wind up, coil (mat, paper, thread, etc.); roll or ball of something (Sma)
Tongan Takai Revolve, rotate, move in a more or less circular path (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Takai Be rolled up; struggle (Hvn)
West Futuna Takai-a To wrap up, tie, surround; to put on, dress in. Bundle, group, school. S'habiller; panser une blessure, attacher (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Va/takai/na Nouer cocos ensemble (Rve)

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