Protoform: PUU.6 [CE] Cluster, clump

Description: Cluster, clump
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Puu Cluster of several stalks, as of bananas, pandanus, or kava; clump, as of sugar cane. Coil of hair, topknot of hair (Pki)
Luangiua Puu/mea Pudding Problematic (Smd)
Mangareva Pu(i)oʔo Grande chevelure (Rch)
Mangareva Toto puu Sang coagulé; coagulated blood (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Puu Bunch, bundle; anything growing in a bunch, tuft; heap, stack (Wms)
Tahitian Pu The interior of the country (Dvs)
Tahitian Puu Touffe, massif (Aca)
Tahitian Pu-aihere A cluster of small trees, shrubs or grass (Dvs)
Tuamotu Puu Tuft, bunch, cluster; clump, copse; heap (Stn)

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