Protoform: MUKA.1A [PN] Young shoot, new leaves: *muk(a,o)

Description: Young shoot, new leaves: *muk(a,o)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *nuka 'bud'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Muko First leaf of a young plant (Fbg)
East Futuna Muko Bourgeon, bourgeonner (Mfr)
East Futuna Muko/muko Bourgeonner beaucoup; jeunes feuilles d'un arbre (Mfr)
East Uvea Muko Bourgeon, pousse nouvelle, feuille encore roulée (Rch)
Easter Island Muko/muko Upper part of the sugar-cane (Fts)
Emae Muko/loa Tree sp. (Myristica fatua) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)
Hawaiian Muʔo Leaf bud; to bud; soft tip of aerial pandanus root; younger branch of a family (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Muga Fragile (Lbr)
Luangiua Muʔo Young taro (medium size); young coconut shoot (Smd)
Mangareva Muko Tip, point, highest shoot of a plant (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ka/muka Material from young coconut leaves used for ribbons; type of pearl shell (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ha/muka Heart of coconut tree top (edible) (Sve)
Marquesas Muko/ ʔehi New coconut leaves (Bgs)
Marquesas Múgo, mugomugo The bud of breadfruit &c. (Crk)
Marquesas Muko Haut d'une plante, d'un arbre, sommet d'une branche; bouton d'une plante (Dln)
Marquesas Muʔo/muʔo Gras, plein d'embonpoint, bouffi, potelé (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Muka Unexpanded shoot of Nikau Palm (Wms)
Niue Muka Stalk or growing tip used for replanting (mainly of taro); monetary interest, profit (Sph)
Niue Muka/muka To have multiple new growth (Sph)
Pukapuka Muko Shoot of a plant (Sby)
Rarotongan Muka Fragrant Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bse)
Rennellese Muko Shoots (of coconut palm, taro, pandanus etc.); base of coconut frond; watery interior of young banana stalk (Ebt)
Rotuman Muka Topmost or foremost sprout Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Muʔa (of new growth) Tender, young, green (Prt)
Samoan Muʔa/muʔa (of trees, young person) Green, immature (Prt)
Sikaiana Muko Shoot growing from sprouted coconut {kamatuu} (Dnr)
Sikaiana Muka Weak, rotting, of cloth, string and ropes (Dnr)
Tahitian Muo/o Taro shoots used for planting Phonologically Irregular (Dvs)
Takuu Muka/muka Still soft, weak, of something that will become hard, such as a young coconut, or a child's bones (Hwd)
Tikopia Muko Young shoot of plant (Fth)
Tokelau Muka/muka (Of growing things) be tender, frail, young (Sma)
Tongan Muka Leaf-bud, very young leaf; (of leaves) to sprout, to begin to appear... (Cwd)
Tongan Muko/muka (To have) many leaf-buds or young leaves (Cwd)
Tongan Mooca The buds of the banana, or plantain tree (Mar)
Tuamotu Muko Edible core of new growth at base of young pandanus leaves (Stn)
Tuamotu Muko/ko The young shoot of a plant Phonologically Irregular (Stn)
Tuvalu Muka Knob on distal end of paddle Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rby)
Tuvalu Muka Brittle, beginning to break (e.g. of branch) (Rby)
West Futuna Nu/mku/mko (ANI) A stick of sugarcane Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)
West Futuna Muh/muko Coeur du cocotier (Rve)

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