Protoform: POGA.3 [NP] Scar, defect on a surface

Description: Scar, defect on a surface
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *poga-poga "defective or diseased (esp. fruit)"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Pona Spotted, as sea with various shades (Pki)
Luangiua Poŋa Scar (Smd)
Marquesas Niho pona (MQS), niho moka (MQN) Molaire, molar tooth (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Ponga A method of adzing timber (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Ponga A tree-fern (the surface of the trunk is distinctively patterned) (Bgs)
Penrhyn Ponga Decayed (Sta)
Rarotongan Ponga Knot (in wood), notch, nick, dent; molar tooth (Bse)
Tahitian Poʔa Marque de coup sur un objet (Lmt)
Tahitian Poa A dent, or mark, in the surface of any thing; dented (Dvs)
Tahitian Niho poʔa Molaire (Lmt)
Takuu Pona, ponga Scar, scab, scar from old vaccination, pock mark, small hole in a taro corm made by insects, eye of taro [Cyrtosperma sp.] (Mle)
Tuamotu Niho poŋa Molaire, molar tooth (Chf)
West Futuna Boŋa Part of banana nearest to stalk (Cpl)
West Futuna Poŋa/su (of ground) Having holes or deep places; such ground (Cpl)

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