Protoform: NASE [FJ] A large fern (Angiopteris sp.) with edible root

Description: A large fern (Angiopteris sp.) with edible root
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*2 PCP *nas(e,i) "edible roots of certain plants ?" (LPO III:224)
*1 Cf. PPN *gase "plant sp.".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Nehe/nehe Fern spp. (Chl)
Fijian Naci The greater roots of the yaqona plant (Cpl)
Mangaia Naʔe The giant fern (Chn)
Marquesas Nahe/i Root eaten in times of scarcity (Leach 2003) (Crk)
Rapa Ngaie A fern Phonologically Irregular (Sks)
Rapa Ngaʔe A fern (same as na'e ?) Phonologically Irregular (Sks)
Rapa Naʔe A fern (Asplenium obtusatum) (Sks)
Rarotongan Naʔe A tree-fern (Angiopteris evecta) (Whr)
Rarotongan ʔAa/naʔe Kingfern (Angiopteris longifolia) (Bse)
Samoan Nase The giant fern (Angiopteris erecta) and (Marattia fraxinea) (Prt); (Angiopteris evecta) (Whr) (Whr)
Tahitian Nahe The gigantic fern, the root of which is used for food . (Angiopteris evecta) (Whr)
Tuamotu ŋahe Giant fern sp Phonologically Irregular (Stn)
Tupuaki Nahe Angiopteris evecta (Atn)

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