Protoform: GATU.1 [PN] Barkcloth that has been used

Description: Barkcloth that has been used
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Gatu Espece d'etoffe faite avec l'ecorce de l'arbuste appele hiapo (Rch)
Fijian Gatu Native cloth when it is in wide pieces (Cpl)
Niue Gatu Old garment (Sph)
Niue Gatu-hiapo Worn out barkcloth (Sph)
Pukapuka Nga/ngatu/ Weak, feeble with age (Bge)
Samoan Gatugatu Barkcloth (Prt)
Samoan Gatu Old siapo used as rags in sickness (Prt)
Tahitian A/ati The name of a strong variety of native cloth made of the bark of the bread-fruit tree Phonologically Irregular (Dvs)
Tikopia Ngatu Used, worn (Fth)
Tokelau Gatu Be old (of clothes, mats, &c.) (Sma)
Tongan Ngatu Barkcloth (Cwd)
Tongan Gnatoo The substance used for clothing, prepared from the bark of the Chinese paper mulberry tree, and imprinted (Mar)
Tuamotu Ĺ‹atu Stained, worn out, thread-bare (as old cloths) (Stn)

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