Protoform: QUTO [OC] Sprouting coconut, containing sweet, spongy kernel

Description: Sprouting coconut, containing sweet, spongy kernel
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*4 POC *qutok, *quto- "brain, pith, marrow" (LPO III:374).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna ʔUto Cervelle ; sprouting coconut (Bgs)
East Uvea ʔUto Cerveau, cervelle; spongy mass in sprouting coconut (Rch)
Easter Island Utu/hau The core of the hauhau tree (Fts Problematic (Fts)
Emae Uto Sprouting coconut (Cpl)
Fijian Uto- Heart; breadfruit (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Uto Coconut with edible husk (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Uda Small coconut with sweet edible husk (Lbr)
Luangiua (ʔ)Uko Sprouting coconut; grown coconut (Smd)
Luangiua Uko ŋiu Spongy inner part young coconut (Smd)
Mangareva Uto, ʔoto Spongy egg in old coconuts. Pomme qui se forme dans les cocos secs; le cerveau. (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Uto Sprouted coconut; absorbing organ of the coconut (Bck)
Marquesas ʔEhi uto Coco germé, le germe non apparent (Lch)
Marquesas Uto Bosse, tumeur, furoncle, abcès, enflure; coco germé (Dln)
Marquesas Uto (MQN) Furoncle, boil (Chf)
Niue Uto/uto Verbal intensifier used with momoho [ripe] and kula [red] Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Nuguria Uto Sprouting coconut (Dvl)
Nukumanu Uto Coconut seedling (Fbg)
Nukuoro Udo Soft wood around centre of tree trunk (Crl)
Penrhyn Uto Sprouting coconut; spongy stuff contained in germinated coconut (Sta)
Penrhyn Uto Pith of sprouting coconut (Lmt)
Pukapuka Uto Sprouting coconut (Bge)
Rarotongan Uto Sprouting coconut (Bse)
Rennellese ʔUto Sponge, of coconut (Ebt)
Samoan Uto Spongy substance in old coconut (Prt)
Sikaiana Uto Sprouting coconut (Dnr)
Tahitian Uto Substance spongieuse et huileuse qui prend la place de l'eau dans les noix de coco germées; noix de coco germée. A cocoanut in a state of vegetation (Dvs). (Lmt)
Tahitian Ito Sprouting coconut. ?? (???)
Takuu Uto Coconut embryo, which is round, spongy and sweet to the taste (Mle)
Tikopia Uso Spongy interior of germinating coconut Problematic (Fth)
Tokelau Uto Germinating coconut; young sprout of, or spongy growth inside, germinating coconut (Sma)
Tongan ʔUto Sprouting coconut; brain (Cwd)
Tongan Ooto The brain; the cocoanut, when it is in the act of germinating (Mar)
Tuamotu U/uto/ Sprouting coconut (Stn)
Tupuaki Uto Mature nut, when sprouted (Atn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Uto Germinating coconut, spongy interior of germinating coconut (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Uto/uto Fat (n) (Hvn)
West Futuna Uto Sweet coconut (Dty)
West Futuna To/uto niu Boule spongieuse dans noix germée (Rve)
West Uvea Uto Coco sucre (Hmn)

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