Protoform: TAU.2 [PN] Hang, be suspended

Description: Hang, be suspended
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *taau-ga "hanging basket for storing cooked food", NP *tau-ama "rope connecting outrigger with canoe"
*1 Cf. PN *tau-raki "dry in air or sun"
*4 POC *tau(r) 'hang, be suspended' (LPO V:382).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tau Hang (e.g. washing on line) (Bgs)
East Uvea Tautau Pendre; suspendre (Btn)
Easter Island Tau(tau) To hang, suspend (Fts)
Easter Island Tau/aki Drape over (a wire, chair back, etc.) (Wbr)
Emae Tau Rest on, hang (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kau Hang, suspend, perch, rest (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Tau V.i. hang (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Dau To hang up (as mats as wind-screens) (Lbr)
Luangiua Kau Wear (Smd)
Luangiua Kau- Numeral classifier for fish (Smd)
Mangareva Tauu/ri Lier, attacher (Rch)
Mangareva Tou/taʔi, tou/rua, etc. Etre suspendus un par un, deux par deux, etc. aux branches (en paralant des fruits) (Rch)
Mangareva Tou/piri Fléchir (se dit des branches que les fruits font fléchir) (Rch)
Mangareva Tou/raro Etre pendant, suspendu en bas, de façon à ce que l'on puisse y atteindre (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tau parau Pearl shell pendant (Bck)
Marquesas Tau/tau Suspendu, suspendre. Suspendre un objet (Lch). Anse (de panier); handle (of basket) (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Tau/ʔeva Suspendu; peser à la balance romaine ou au crochet. Hanging, suspended (Atl). Suspendre un objet (Dln). (Lch)
Moriori Tau Line, string, cord (Shd)
Moriori Tau/tau Cluster, bunch (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Tau/tau Hang suspended; tie in bunches; thread on string (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Tau Loop of cord attaching a club to the wrist; cord handle of a basket (Bgs)
Niuafoʔou Tau/mataʔu Fishing line (Gry)
Niue Tau To hang up, suspend (Sph)
Nuguria Tau Hang (down) (vi) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Dau balabala Slack (of rope) (Crl)
Nukuoro Dau To fasten (a rope, etc.) between two points; hung up, suspended (Crl)
Nukuoro Ki/tau To tie, to fasten (Crn)
Penrhyn Tau/tau Hang down, be hanging (Sta)
Pukapuka Tau/tau Hang, suspend (Mta)
Rapa Tau/ria te numu Cluster (?) (Sks)
Rapa Tau/tau Bananas (generic term) (Sks)
Rennellese Tau To hang, as clothes, wear, as a necklace (Ebt)
Samoan Tau Hang, as clothes on line, basked on hook etc. (Prt)
Sikaiana Tau/tau Hang (as clothes on a line, or fruit from a tree) (Dnr)
Tahitian Tau/tau Etre suspendu, pendre (Lmt)
Takuu Tau Hang, suspend (Mle)
Tikopia Tau To hang (as a necklace on neck) (Fth)
Tokelau Tau/tau Hang up, be hanging (Sma)
Tongan Tau Hang v.t. (Cwd)
Tongan Tów-tów. Táoo/be. To hang. Pendent, hanging. (Mar)
Tuamotu Tau(tau) Depend, hand down (Stn)
Tuvalu Tau/tau Hanging (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Thau (trans. tau/lia) Hang (vi) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tau/aki Fish with kite (Hvn)
West Futuna Tau/tau/fare, tou/toua/fare Spider, spider web (Dty)
West Futuna Tau-ria, tou-ria To hang (Dty)
West Uvea Tau/tau Suspendu (Hmn)

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