Protoform: ISO.* [CE] Pith, core; umbilical cord

Description: Pith, core; umbilical cord
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*0 << PN *uso.1
*4 Cf. POC *iso-'innards, guts' (LPO V:189).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Vico/vico Navel Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian Iho Core, pith (Pki)
Mangareva Iʔo Morceau, partie (Rch)
Mangareva Iho Piece, portion; end-piece; the long syllable at the end of a song Uncertain Semantic Connection (Tgr)
Moriori Iho Heart (wood) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Iho Umbilical cord, pith (Wms)
Raʔivavae Iho The inner bark of certain trees; the umbilicus; the self, the core, heart, essence of a thing (Stn)
Rarotongan Iʔo Core, marrow, umbilical cord (Bse)
Tahitian Iho The essence or nature of a thing or person (Dvs)
Tahitian Iho Umbilical cord (obs.) (???)
Tikopia So/iso Heart wood Problematic (Drd)
Tuamotu Iho Kernel, pith, core, heart, inside, umbilical cord (Stn)

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