Protoform: TAAFAA [SO] Coconut at young stage when fit for drinking

Description: Coconut at young stage when fit for drinking
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*4 ? POC *tabwa "coconut growth stage 12: sprouted" (LPO III:366)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Niu taafaa Coco jeune, à chair à peine formée (Mfr)
East Futuna Taafaa Vert (coco qui n'a encore que de l'eau) (Mfr)
East Uvea Taafaa Coco non encore mur (Btn)
Emae Taafaa Very young coconut (Cpl)
Nukuoro Taha Best drinking nut, meat still soft (Ebt)
Rotuman Täh/roro Partly-grown coconut Problematic (Cwd)
Tikopia Taafaa C:coconut in developing stage with only water inside (Fth)
West Futuna Tafa Coconut when meat has jellied and milk is still sweet (Dty)

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