Protoform: KASO.2 [MP] Reed (Miscanthus floridulus)

Description: Reed (Miscanthus floridulus)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> CE *kaa-kaso
*1 Cf. PN *kaso.1 "rafters, purlins"
*5 PMP *kasaw "kind of reed-like plant (?)" (ACD). [Based on PN + Sundanese, Uma]

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kao Reed (Fbg)
East Uvea Kaho Roseau (Btn)
Emae Kaso Cane or reed sp. (Cpl)
Niue Kaho Bamboo-like grass or reed (Miscanthus floridulus); bamboo (Sph)
Rennellese Kaso Amaranthus sp. (Ebt)
Tikopia Kaso Reed (Miscanthus japonicus) (Fth)
Tongan Kaho Reed spp. (Miscanthus floridulus) and (Arundo donax) (Whr)
Tongan Caho A reed; an arrow for sport (Mar)

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