Protoform: LITO.2 [PN] Unexpanded leaf shoot: *lito~*tilo

Description: Unexpanded leaf shoot: *lito~*tilo
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *qalito "core of boil"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Rito Banana leaf (Kvt)
Emae Lito Put forth new leaves Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
Hawaiian Liko Leaf bud. A Tahitian banana (Musa troglodytarum) (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Tira Unopened leaf of coconut Phonologically Irregular (Ebt)
Mangareva Rito Unfolded leaf. Clair (se dit de l'eau de la mer, de la feuille de l'arbre à pain nouvellement éclose (Rch)
Mangareva Rito/rito Etre verdoyant, vigoureux (plante, arbre) (Rch)
Mangareva Ko/tiro Graine, ou plante ayant grandi (à 5cm) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rito Growing centre, closed central leaves of young coconut (Bck)
Marquesas Ito Shoot, sprout (of plant). Feuille de cocotier non épanouie (Dln)
Marquesas Tiʔo (MQS), ti/tiʔo (MQN). Tio (Ua Pou) (Atl). Bourgeonner, pousser des jets, des rejetons. Bourgeon, bud (n) (Atl). (Lch)
Marquesas ʔIto (NKH, Ua Pou), rito (Ua Huka) Coeur de cocotier; coconut palm heart (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Rito Centre shoot, heart (of tii) (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Koo/tiro Girl (Wms)
Nuguria Tilo Immature central leaves of coconut palm (used to fabricate fans, ritual necklaces and headbands, and to cook rice) Phonologically Irregular (Dvl)
Nuguria Tilo/tilo Shoot of a coconut (Dvl)
Nukumanu Tilo Tender top leaves of coconut palm Phonologically Irregular (Fbg)
Penrhyn Rito Central unexpanded coconut frond; fibre/string made from the outer skin of the leaflets of this (Sta)
Pukapuka Lito Young leaves at base of innermost taro leaf; a small banana leaf; pandanus leaves (wala) prepared for weaving (Sby)
Rarotongan Rito Heart of plant (Bse)
Rennellese Gito Begin to form, of leaves (Ebt)
Tahitian Rito To put forth young buds or leaves, as trees in the spring (Dvs)
Tokelau Lito/lito Leaf about to open (Sma)
Tongan Lito Tender sprout (Cwd)
Tuamotu Rito Swell with sap, as growing plants (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ha/silo Young fresh leaves at the top of coconut palms Phonologically Irregular (Hvn)
West Futuna Rito/rito Immature yam (Dty)
West Futuna Jiro Shoot, bud (n); to bud (Dty)

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