Protoform: SUO [PN] Gardening implement

Description: Gardening implement
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *sua.2 'turn over, lever up soil with stick when weeding'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Uo Digging-stick (Fbg)
East Uvea Huo Pioche, bêche, pelle; sarcler, bêcher (Rch)
Niue Huo Weed, pull up (Sph)
Niue Tuoo Shovel; to scoop, to shovel Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Samoan Suoo Spade, hoe, shovel (Prt)
Tongan Hoóö To till the land, to clear a plantation; also a wooden implement used for digging, &c. (Mar)
Tongan Huo A hoe; clear of weeds with a spade or hoe (Cwd)
West Futuna Suo/ki To turn up earth with spade (Cpl)

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