Protoform: TA-PUKE [PN] Mound (for planting)

Description: Mound (for planting)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *puke.1a

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Tapuke Yam mound (Clk)
Ifira-Mele Tapuke Yam mound (Clk)
Luangiua Kapuʔe Fruit of plant (aa9o, yellow, paint, soothing for chickenpox) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Luangiua Kapuʔe Taro (Sar)
Marquesas Tapuʔe (MQS), tapuke (MQN) Entasser, amonceler, mettre en tas (Lch)
Niue Tapuke Mound (usually refers to mounds shaped by growing tubers) (Sph)
Samoan Tapuʔe To heap up earth round a yam plant (Prt)
Takuu Tapuke Mound on which turmeric and ginger is grown; turmeric root; root of plant such as wild ginger rhizome (Mle)
Tongan Tapuke/puke (of ground) More or less covered with small mounds (Cwd)

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