Protoform: TOO-PATA [CE] Fall in small drops or particles

Description: Fall in small drops or particles
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*0 << PN *too "fall", *pata.1a "raindrop"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangareva Toopata Goutte; tomber goutte à goutte (Rch)
Marquesas Topata Fine. E ua topata, la bruine, pluie fine. (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Toopata(pata) In small particles (applied to small kuumara etc.) (Wms)
Penrhyn Toopata Spotted, dotted; to drop (water) (Sta)
Pukapuka Toopata/pata (1) Rain in small drops; (2) archaic word poss. meaning spotted (Sby)
Rarotongan Toopata(pata) (Let) fall in drops, sprinkle down; drop, spot, dot (Bse)
Tahitian Toopata(pata) Goutte; tomber ou couler goutte à goutte (Lmt)

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