Protoform: POLATA [PN] Banana stem (Rby)

Description: Banana stem (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*7 Cf. PNCV *bulata "dry banana leaf" (Clark 2009)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Polataa Ecorce de bananier (Rch)
East Futuna Polata Tronc de bananier évidé (Mfr)
East Uvea Polata Tige de bananier (Rch)
Niue Lau/polata/ Inner, dry skin of the banana plant (used for wrapping valuables). Banana bark (continuous with dried leaves) (Sph). (McE)
Rennellese Pogata Banana stem (Ebt)
Rotuman Polofo Stump of tree or plant Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Polata Firewood ; layer of trunk of banana, honorific for firewood (Prt)
Takuu Porata Trunk of the banana palm (Mle)
Tongan Polata Trunk, main stem of plantain or banana plant (Cwd)
Tongan Bolata The stem either of the banana or the plantain tree (Mar)
West Futuna Prata Target Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)

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