Protoform: SUNI.1 [XW] Greasy

Description: Greasy
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XW: West Polynesia (TON,NIU,EUV,EFU,SAM,TOK,TUV,NFO)

*0 << PN *sinu.1 "oil, grease"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Huni Huile cuite avec des pierres rougies au feu (Btn)
Niue Huni Greasy, oily; to apply oil (Sph)
Samoan Suni The piece of tutuga [paper mulberry bark] used as a sponge to take up scented cocoa-nut oil as it forms (Prt)
Tongan Huni Having grease or oil floating on surface (Cwd)

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