Protoform: TAI-TEA [NP] Sapwood

Description: Sapwood
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *tahi.2 "(heart)wood (particularly of Cordia subcordata)", *tea "white"
*8 Note. SAM form results from replacement of tea also found in several other words.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kaikea Sap, sapwood (Pki)
New Zealand Maori Taitea White wood, sapwood (Wms)
Pukapuka Taitea Soft wood of Cordia subcordata and Guettarda speciosus (Sby)
Samoan Tai/sina The white wood of timber next the bark (Prt)
Tokelau Taitea The soft white wood of (Cordia subcordata) (Sma)

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