Protoform: MATUQU.A [OC] Dry (of something that was originally wet), dried out; congealed, desiccated

Description: Dry (of something that was originally wet), dried out; congealed, desiccated
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*2 PCP *mantuqu.
*4 POC *matuqu "coconut growth stage 9: ripe, flesh hardened" (LPO III:363)
*5 PEMP *matu(qu) "dry coconut" (Blust 1978a)
*1 Cf. PPN *tuqu "stand".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Matuʔu Vieux (se dit des cocos) (Gzl)
East Uvea Matuʔu Sec (en parlant des cocos), vieux (Btn)
Fijian Madu Dry (of wood and mature coconuts) (Cpl)
Hawaiian Maakuu Thick, (as molasses), jellied, solidified, to thicken, as cream (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Maatuu Dry (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Maduu Mature Coconut (Lbr)
Luangiua A/makuu Ripe coconut (Smd)
Nuguria Matuu Dry coconut (Dvl)
Nukuoro Matu Coconut (dry, for copra) (Crl)
Pukapuka Matuu To dry (from a wet state) (Sby)
Rennellese Matuʔu Solidify, harden (as turmeric); be solid (as ice) (Ebt)
Rotuman Mafu Mature and hard (of wood), lumpy (of pudding), ripe and hard (of coconuts) (Cwd)
Samoan Maatuu Dry oneself after a bath (Prt)
Samoan Matuu Towel, dry cloth (Prt)
Samoan Manava maatuu/tuu A type of constipation (McP)
Takuu Matuu Mature coconut in its final stage of growth before sprouting (Mle)
Tikopia Matuu Dense, thick (of liquid); strong, in the sense of being able to bear weight (Fth)
Tokelau Maatuu/tuu Dry (of containers of liquids, of land) (Sma)
Tongan Matuʔu To cease flowing (Cwd)
Tongan Motuʔu Quite ripe (of coconut) (Cwd)
Tongan Maatuʔu To be or become dry (of what was actually wet, not of what was merely green (e.g. fresh cut timber)) (Cwd)
Tuvalu Matuu/tuu Recede temporarily (of rain) Problematic (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mathuu, masiu [TAU] Dry (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Matuu Old (former) name for coconut (Lch)
West Futuna Matu To dry(vi); dried (Dty)
West Uvea Manaatuu (jeunes: manahatuu) A terre; terre ferme Problematic (Hmn)

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