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)
Mangareva Nikau Rib of Coconut frond (I) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Nikau Coconut leaf (???)
Marquesas Ni/niku/~ko/niku/~vii/niku/ (I) Rib of coconut leaf (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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