Protoform: TUUPAAPAKU [EP] Corpse, cadaver

Description: Corpse, cadaver
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PNP *paku-paku "emaciated, starving", *paku.a "dried up"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Paapaku Dead, deceased; corpse; lean, thin (Fts)
Hawaiian Kupapaʔu Corpse, cadaver (Pki)
Mangareva Tuupaapaku Cadavre, homme mort; fantome, esprit; homme gravement malade (par anticipation) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Vai o te tupapaku Fluids of decomposition (Bck)
Marquesas Tupapaku (MQN), tupapaʔu (MQS) Moribond, malade, mort, cadavre, corps inanimé; dépouille mortelle; spectre du mort (Lch)
Moriori Tupapaku, tchupapaku Corpse . Slain person (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Tuupaapaku Corpse, cadaver (Bgs)
Penrhyn Tuupaapaku Ghost, spirit (Sta)
Rarotongan Tuupaapaku Corpse, cadaver (Mka)
Tahitian Tuupaapaʔu (Un) revenant, fantome, esprit (Lmt)
Tuamotu Tuupaapaku Ghost, spirit of the dead; corpse (Stn)

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