Protoform: AO.2 [NP] A dry or fleshless coconut

Description: A dry or fleshless coconut
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Kapingamarangi Aa Coconut with less meat than expected (Lbr)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ao/a Dry, immature young coconut (Bck)
Nukumanu Aa-moko Long, deformed nut. (Hwd)
Nukumanu Ao Deformed coconut (Hwd)
Nukuoro Ao/a Misshapen fruit. (Crl)
Penrhyn Aao/a Undergrown and malformed coconut fruit that has no inner shell and contains neither flesh nor water Problematic (Sta)
Rennellese Ao Ivory Nut; narrow. (Ebt)
Sikaiana Ao A fruit with no flesh inside. A green coconut that does not have any water inside; (fig.) a child that does not grow very well (Dnr). (Sps)
Tahitian O/ao A cocoanut that has no water or kernel (Dvs)
Tahitian O/ao/ao An old empty cocoanut (Dvs)
Takuu Aa/moko Early stage of coconut growth: small, some elongated, with no liquid inside; [of coconut] deformed with no meat or water (Mle)
Tokelau Ao Grossly malformed coconut with no juice or meat (Sma)
Tuvalu Ao Liquidless coconut (Rby)

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