Protoform: KAWA.1A [OC] Plant sp. (Piper methysticum) and drink made from it

Description: Plant sp. (Piper methysticum) and drink made from it
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*4 POC *kawa "(Piper methysticum)" (Ply. 1973).
*41 POC *kawaRi "roots with special properties: one or more of Zingiber zerumbet, Piper subbullatum, and various fish-poison plants" (LPO III:395).
*42 PRO *kawa "kava"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kava Climbing shrub (Ficus sp.) (Fbg)
East Futuna Kava Kava, Piper methysticum, (plant and drink) (Mfr)
East Uvea Kava Plant sp. (Piper methysticum) and drink made from it (Rch)
Easter Island Kava Bitter (Chl)
Easter Island ʔAva Fermented drink Borrowed (Wbr)
Emae Kava Plant sp. (Piper methysticum), kava (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔAwa Kava, Piper methysticum (plant and drink), sour (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Kava Drink made from Piper methysticum, kava (Clk)
Mangareva Kava Boisson (Jnu)
Marquesas Kava, ʔava Plant sp. (Piper methysticum) and drink (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Kawa(Kawa) A shrub (Macropiper excelsum) (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Kava Piper methysticum (Dye)
Niue Kava Plant sp. (Piper methysticum); drink made of kava plant; any intoxicating drink (Sph)
Penrhyn Kava Liquor; wine, alcoholic drink (Sta)
Pukapuka Kava Feast commanded by a chief ; any intoxicating beverage (Mta)
Rarotongan Kava Kava, Piper methysticum (plant and drink), sour (Bse)
Rarotongan Kavakava (Pittosporum arborescens) [RAR, MKE] (Whr)
Rennellese Kaba Drinking ceremony (Ebt)
Rotuman Kava Shrub sp. (P. methysticum) and drink made from it Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan ʔAva Kava, Piper methysticum (plant and drink) (Prt)
Tahitian Ava The name of a plant...of which an intoxicating liquor is made; the juice or liquor made of the ava plant; also all kinds of spirituous and intoxicating liquors (Dvs)
Tahitian ʔAva Boisson forte, alcool (Lmt)
Tikopia Kava (Piper methysticum) (Fth)
Tongan Cava The pepper plant; also the root of this plant (Mar)
Tongan Kava Kava, Piper methysticum (plant and drink) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kava Kava, Piper methysticum (plant and drink), sour (Stn)
Tuvalu Kava Plant sp. (Piper methysticum) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kava Piper methysticum (Grn)
West Futuna Kava Plant sp. (Piper methysticum) and drink made from it (Dty)
West Uvea Kava Liane (Derris trifolia) utilisée pour empoisonner les poissons, et pour attacher les éléments du mur de la case (Hmn)

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