Protoform: KAI-UU [CE] Baby before weaning

Description: Baby before weaning
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *kai "eat", *huhu "breast, milk"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Marquesas Kaiu Petit d'un animal, petiti cochon qui tette encore, cochon de lait. Petit, small (pour les personnes et les choses) [Northwest Marquesan Dialect] (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Kaiuu Small (Mtu)
Rarotongan Kai-uu A suckling (Bse)
Rennellese Kai uu Hold the breast in the mouth, as a nursing infant Problematic (Ebt)
Tahitian ʔAiuu Petit enfant, nourrisson (Lmt)
Tuamotu Kaiu Baby (one who drinks milk) (Stn)

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