Protoform: PIA.1 [MP] Arrowroot (Tacca leontopetaloides); starch

Description: Arrowroot (Tacca leontopetaloides); starch
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*3 PCP *abia "Polynesian arrowroot"
*4 POC *Rambia "sago (Metroxylon spp.)" (LPO III:288).
*5 PMP *Rambia "sago palm" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Pia Paste, starch; (Tacca pinnatifida) (Fts)
Fijian Ya/bia/ Arrowroot, starch (Cpl)
Fijian Via Giant arum (Cpl)
Hawaiian Pia Arrowroot, starch (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Bia/bia Prepared food, raw soft breadfruit mixed with water (Lbr)
Luangiua Pia Polynesian Arrowroot (Tacca leontopetaloides) (Tbs)
Mangareva Pia L'arrow-root (Tacca leontopetaloides). (Taccacées). (Rch)
Marquesas Pia. Piʔa (Lch). Piapia (MQN), piapia/u (Ua Huka), pia (MQS) (Atl). (Tacca pinnatifida). Amidon; matière sébacée. Arrow-root tahitien (Atl). (Dln)
Niue Pia Arrowroot plant (Tacca pinnatifida); food prepared from arrowroot (McE)
Niue Ka/pia Cassava or tapioca (Manihot esculenta) (McE)
Niue Kau/pia Arrowroot leftover (dregs) (Sph)
Nuguria Pia Sago palm, sago (Dvl)
Nuguria Pia kerekere Arrowroot (Dvl)
Nukuoro Bie Polynesian arrowroot (Tacca leontopetaloides) Phonologically Irregular (Crl)
Penrhyn Pia Local arrowroot; tapioca; starch (Sta)
Pukapuka Pia Starch (Mta)
Rarotongan Pia Polynesian Arrowroot (Tacca leontopetaloides) (Whr)
Rennellese Bia Tapioca, manioc Problematic (Ebt)
Samoan Pia Arrowroot (Prt)
Sikaiana Pia Arrowroot (Dnr)
Tahitian Pia Plante, arrow-root tahitien (Tacca pinnatifida ou T.leontopetaloides); amidon, coller à l'amidon (Lmt)
Takuu Pia/kere Arrowroot (Tacca leontopetaloides) (Mle)
Tuamotu Pia Arrowroot, starch (Stn)
Tupuaki Pia Tacca pinnatifida (Atn)
Tuvalu Pia Arrowroot (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pia Polynesian arrowroot (Hvn)
Waya (Y)abia Arrowroot (Tacca leontopetaloides); starch... (Ply)

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