Protoform: POO-POO.B [NP] Make into a ball by kneading; ball

Description: Make into a ball by kneading; ball
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *poqoi "pounded starchy food together with sauce or gravy"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Poʔpó Ball, globe; make little balls of paper, clay etc. Phonologically Irregular (Fts)
Hawaiian Poopoo Ball, round mass, wad; to shape or was up into a ball or bundle (Pki)
Luangiua Poopoo Make into balls by throwing from hand to hand (Smd)
Luangiua Po/i Rounded, make into a ball Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Mangareva Popo Presser avec la main de la nourriture afin qu'il ne s'en détache pas (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Popo Ball (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Popo puraka Way of preparing *puraka* (Bck)
Marquesas Poopoo (i). Popo (Lch). Faire des boules; morceau de pâte ou autre chose semblable lorsqu'on la ramasse pour en faire un tout. Boule (Lch). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Po(p)o/i Knead, make into balls, of food etc. (Wms)
Penrhyn Poopoo Boiled dumpling; young breadfruit; young fruit, fruit bud (Sta)
Rarotongan Poopoo Knead or pat dough into a loaf; roll or mould into a ball (Bse)
Tahitian Poopoo Balle à jouer; bulle (Lmt)
Tuamotu Poopoo Ball (Stn)

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