Protoform: KOO-MOTO [CE] Not quite ripe (of coconut)

Description: Not quite ripe (of coconut)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*0 << PN *moto.2b

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangaia Koomoto Coconut maturation stage: half-ripe, containing more flesh than water... (Sta)
Marquesas Komoto Not yet ripe. Fruit non entièrement mûr. (Dln)
Marquesas ʔOmoto (MQS), komoto (MQN) Fruit non parvenue à entière maturité (Lch)
Marquesas ʔOmoto (Ua Huka, Hiva Oa) [Middle stage of coconut growth] (Chf)
Rarotongan Koomoto A half-ripe coconut between the stage when the drinking and ripe stages (Bse)
Tahitian ʔOomoto Coco dont l’amande est consistante sans être dure; cette amande (Lmt)
Tahitian Omoto A cocoanut in the last state before the ripe opaa (Dvs)

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