Protoform: KAFU-KAFU [PN] Cawl, foetal membrane, organic membrane *kafu(kafu)

Description: Cawl, foetal membrane, organic membrane *kafu(kafu)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *kafu "cover, covering"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kafukafu Foetal cowl ; pellicule, membrane. (Rch)
Easter Island Kahukahu Peritoneum (Fts)
Easter Island Kahukahu mamari Membrane of egg (Fts)
Luangiua ʔAhu Gall-bladder Problematic (Smd)
Mangareva Kaʔukaʔu/mata Paupière supérieure (Rch)
Marquesas Kahu Membrane foetal (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Kahukahu Membrane enveloping foetus (Wms)
Pukapuka Kawu Amniotic bag (Bge)
Rarotongan Kaʔu The amnion; membrane enclosing the foetus ; external sheathing or protective covering of a plant (Sve)
Samoan ʔAfuʔafu Peritoneum, hymen . diaphragm (Prt)
Sikaiana Kahu Afterbirth ; membrane (Sps)
Takuu Kahukahu karamata The transparent covering over the pupil of the eye; cataract; covering over the eye; eyelid (Mle)
Takuu Kafukafu karamata Eyelid (Hwd)
Tikopia Kafukafu Cawl, foetal membrane (Fth)
Tokelau Kafukafu Membrane (Sma)
Tongan Kafukafu Membrane covering the intestines (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kahukahu Foetal membrane; hymen (Stn)
West Futuna Kafkafu Diaphragm [Aniwa Dialect] (Dty)

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