Protoform: GUTU-PAA [CK] Doorway, entrance: *ngutupaa ~ *nguutupa

Description: Doorway, entrance: *ngutupaa ~ *nguutupa
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CK: CK

*0 < PN *gutu 'mouth', *paa 'fence, enclosure'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangaia Ngutu paa Entrance, doorway (Sta)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngutupa Doorway (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Nguutupa Door (Osn)
New Zealand Maori Ngutu Mouth, entrance. "In the entrance of a *paa*, the *ngutu* were the two side passages leading from the main outer entrance into the *paa* itself." (Wms)
Penrhyn Nguutupa Door, doorway, entrance (Sta)
Rarotongan Nguutupa Door, doorway, gate(way), entrance (Bse)

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