Protoform: TOO.2 [EP] Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)

Description: Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

*1 << PN *toro
*4 Cf. POC *topu "sugarcane, Saccharum officinarum" (LPO III:390
*6 PAN *tebuS "sugarcane" (Blust 1969).
*8 Note. Langdon suggests PPN *toro (with all EP forms borrowed) (1990.313); cf. PNP *tolo "sugarcane".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island To/a Sugarcane Phonologically Irregular (Fts)
Hawaiian Koo (Saccharum officinarum) (Pki)
Mangareva Too Sugarcane. Canne à sucre (Rch). (Bck)
Marquesas Too. To (Lch) (Atl). Canne à sucre. (de différentes variétés), plante de la famille des graminées (Lch). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Too Stem of raupo ; sorghum (Bgs)
Penrhyn Too Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) (Sta)
Pukapuka Too (Saccharum officinarum) Borrowed (Bge)
Rarotongan Too The aboriginally introduced Sugar Cane (Saccharum officinarum) (Whr)
Tahitian Too Canne à sucre (Saccharum officinarum); maïs (Zea mays) (too popa'aa) (Lmt)
Tupuaki To Erianthus floridulus Uncertain Semantic Connection (Atn)
Tupuaki To maohi Sugar cane (Atn)

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