Protoform: TOO-RINO [TA] Twisted in circular or spiral fashion

Description: Twisted in circular or spiral fashion
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

*0 << PN *lino "twist (as cord)"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangareva Torino Filaments de coco, tress├ęs d'une longueur de 1.20m; faire de petites mailles de filets de coco; herbe, Lepturus repens. Coconut fibre twisted together; make small meshes of coconut fibre; a kind of grass (Tgr). (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Toorino Twisted, spiral; eddying (as deep current) (as perfume); a wind instrument shaped in a bellied cylinder (Wms)
Tuamotu Toorino A spiral, twisted in a spiral (Stn)

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