Protoform: TAKALE [SO] Coconut stage

Description: Coconut stage
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Taakale (Alo), taʔakale (Sigave) Jeune coco à peine formé, sans chair et peu de jus (Mfr)
East Uvea Taakale Coquille de coco avec son enveloppe, coco ouvert avec sa bourre (Rch)
Rennellese Takage Base of new shoots (muko), as of coconuts, pandanus.... (Ebt)
Samoan Taʔale Soft kernel of unripe coconut (Mnr)
Tokelau Takale Terminal bud of a coconut palm (Sma)
Tongan Taakale/kale Coconut which has fallen off while still unripe or immature and has gone dry (Cwd)
Tuvalu Takale Soft shoot of topmost leaves of coconut tree (Rby)
Tuvalu Takale Millionaire's salad, inner part of coconut at top of palm, used as a salad when the tree is chopped down (Jsn)
West Uvea Takale Coco qui n'est pas encore bon à boire (Hmn)

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