Protoform: MATA-QALI [PN] Prematurely fallen coconut

Description: Prematurely fallen coconut
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Mata ali Coconut which falls before becoming mature (Btn)
Kapingamarangi Madaali Coconut before it has any meat (Lbr)
Niue Mokulu mataali Fall off unripe (fruit, coconuts) (McE)
Niue Mataali Premature (of fruit) (Sph)
Nuguria Mataa rii Coconut when meat inside is not well formed (Dvl)
Nukuoro Madaali Lacking in oil (of a ripe coconut) (Crl)
Pukapuka Koo/ali Immature fallen coconut Problematic (Bge)
Rennellese Mataʔagi Halfripe coconut fallen down; to fall (of such) (Ebt)
Samoan Mataali Blighted and fallen coconut (Prt)
Sikaiana Mata To have grown flesh inside, of a green coconut Problematic (Dnr)
Tongan Mataʔali Ripe before its time because of stem injury (of a coconut) (Cwd)
West Futuna Matari Soft but still unripe (not breadfruit) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)

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