Protoform: PAOPAO [PN] Dugout canoe

Description: Dugout canoe
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *pao.1 "strike something with something else, as in hammering nail, using mallet, playing bowls"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Paopao A non-sacred canoe (Fbg)
East Futuna Paopao Whaleboat (Bgs)
East Futuna Paʔopaʔo Radeau en troncs de cocotier (Mfr)
East Uvea Paopao Pirogue, plus petite que les pirogues ordinaires (Rch)
Easter Island Vaka poepoe Outriggerless canoe Phonologically Irregular (Wbr)
Luangiua Paapao Small canoe (Smd)
Niue Vaka paopao A boat, a canoe. One-man canoe (Sph). (McE)
Nukumanu Paopao Smallest type of canoe (Fbg)
Nukuoro Paopao Double-ended single outrigger with two booms (Crl)
Samoan Paopao Small dugout canoe (Prt)
Takuu Paopao One-man outrigger canoe (considered something of a toy) (Mle)
Tikopia Paopao A canoe, seagoing but not sacralised (Fth)
Tokelau Paopao Small canoe (Sma)
Tongan Poopao Canoe. Petite pirogue d'un seul troncc d'arbre (Btn). (Cwd)
Tongan Bopau A small paddling canoe made of a hollow tree (Mar)

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