Protoform: TAFA-TOO [NP] Steep to, sheer

Description: Steep to, sheer
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *tafa.1 "side", *too "fall"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kahakoo Steep to, sheer (Pki)
New Zealand Maori Tahatoo Steep to, shelving rapidly (of the shore) (Wms)
Samoan Tafatoo A perpendicular steep, as seen from above (Prt)
Tokelau Tafatoo A steep ridge (such as those found just off the reef); to be very steep, sheer (Sma)

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