Protoform: PAA-TA-TOO [PN] Type of noise

Description: Type of noise
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *patoo.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Patatoo Tapping noise, knock (Bgs)
East Uvea Patato Noise of something falling down (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Patatoo Rattle, jingle, knock off (Wms)
Samoan Paatatoo Make hammering or chopping noise (Prt)
Tongan Paatatoo Make sharp tapping noise repeatedly (Cwd)
Tuvalu Paatotoo Sound of something crashing to the ground (Rby)

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