Protoform: MATAU.B [XO] Tattooing chisel: *mata(a)u

Description: Tattooing chisel: *mata(a)u
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XO: Outliers (NKO KAP NGR TAK NKM OJA SIK PIL REN TIK ANU MAE MFA WFU WEV)
Notes:

*1 Cf. *mata.1c 'point', *hau 'needle'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Matau Tattooing chisel (Fbg)
Luangiua Makaau Tattooing chisel (Smd)
Nukumanu Matau Tattooing chisel (???)
Takuu Mata(a)u Tattooing stick bearing bones or needles (Hwd)
Tikopia Mataau Tattooer's serrated chisel of bird-bone (Fth)

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