Protoform: KAWA-KAWA-QATUA [NP] Shrub or vine (Piper sp.)

Description: Shrub or vine (Piper sp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf.PPN *kawa.1 "(Piper methysticum)".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kawakawa tua (Euphorbia atoto) (Yen)
East Futuna Kavakava ʔatua A climbing vine (Piper vaupelii) [Lauterb.] (Bgs)
Easter Island Kavakava ʔatua A fern (Mtx)
Marquesas Kavakava atua (Piper latifolium) and (Piper tristachyon) (Brn.) (Dln)
Nukuoro Kavakava-atua A species of Piper methysticum... (Crn)
Rapa Kakatua A bush (Piper excelsum) (Sks)
Rarotongan Kavakava atua, kaakava/atua A shrub (Piper latifolium) (Wdr.) (Bse)
Samoan ʔAvaʔava/aitu, ʔavaʔava/tua Species of pepper (Piper insectifugum, latifolium, puberulum) (Prt)
Tikopia Kavakava (atua) A wild pepper (Piper sp.) (Fth)
West Futuna Kaukava atua 'Hemlock' (Cpl)

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