Protoform: PATA.3 [PN] Coarse (sand, gravel), made of large particles

Description: Coarse (sand, gravel), made of large particles
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. CE *pata.1B "spot or mark; spotty"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Pata Gravier; sable grossier (Gzl)
Kapingamarangi Pada Coarse in grain or texture (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Bada/bada Uniformly large; of the same size (Lbr)
Mangareva Tu/pata Natte faite grossièrement; grand sac fait en tissu de pandanus (Rch)
Mangareva Pata/pata Grosse pluie; grosses gouttes; gros sable; être gros, opaque (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pata/pata Wide; width of anything (Sve)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rau pata/pata Longer leaflets of coconut (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Pata Seed, grain (as of maize, etc.) (Wms)
Nukuoro Pada Coarse in texture, grain, weave, etc (Crl)
Penrhyn Pata Bit, esp. a bit of food Problematic (Sta)
Pukapuka Pata/pata Big in size; wide (of plaiting element) (Bge)
Samoan Pa/pata (Of mats, cloths, etc.) rough, coarse (i.e., not of a fine enough weave) (Prt)
Takuu P/pata (of sand) Coarse; (of rain) having drops large enough to indent the skin. (Mle)
Tikopia Pata/pata Marked by large drops, blobs or squares (Fth)
Tokelau Pa/pata Coarse, big, wide (of gravel, fish, wefts) (Sma)
Tongan Pata(pata) Coarse sand, fine gravel of a light colour; used for covering graves (Cwd)
Tongan Pa/pata Coarse, rough, uneven, lumpy; (of mats etc.) roughly or coarsely woven; (skin) with lumps on it; (brown sugar) lumpy; (work) roughly done (Cwd)
Tongan Patta. Pa/pata. Grained, rough, coarse (Mar)

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