Protoform: MOA.3 [NP] Notched ornamentation at end of canoe

Description: Notched ornamentation at end of canoe
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *moa.1 "fowl (Gallus gallus).
*8 Note. ROT considered to be borrowed.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Moa/moa Sharp point at the stern of a canoe (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Moa End (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Moo/moo The jagged piece of the canoe added at the bow and stern (Lbr)
Nuguria Na/moa Weibliche Scham Problematic (Ths)
Rotuman Moa Upright toothlike projections at or near the ends of certain types of canoe Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Moamoa End-piece of the ridge-pole (in a Samoan house) (Prt)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mo/moa Front and back end of a canoe (Hvn)
West Futuna Moa Front, e.g. of a canoe (Dty)

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