Protoform: TUGA-TUGA [NP] Rough, uneven surface

Description: Rough, uneven surface
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*0 << PN *tuga.b "blemish, imperfection"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kunakuna Itch, scabies; scabby skin condition; to itch (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Dungadunga/a Roughness, uneven (Lbr)
Penrhyn Tungatunga Lumpy, bumpy, uneven, rough (Sta)
Penrhyn Ika tungatunga Pieces of cooked fish (Bck)
Rarotongan Tungatunga Rough surfaced, esp. of timber (Bse)
Tahitian Tuatua Rough, as the surface of a thing; also frowning (Dvs)
Tahitian Tuʔatuʔa Froncé (des sourcils) (Lmt)
Tuamotu Tu?atu?a Thick, bulging, heavy (Stn)
Tuvalu Tugatuga Rough (of road, table, floor etc) (Rby)

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