Protoform: PILITA [PN] A yam (Dioscorea pentaphylla)

Description: A yam (Dioscorea pentaphylla)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *lena

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangaia Pirita (Jasminum didymum) (Whr)
Mangareva Piritaa Esp├Ęce de plante rampante (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Pirita A liane, supplejack (Ripogonum scandens) (Wms)
Niue Pilita Wild yam sp. (Dioscorea pentaphylla) (Sph)
Rarotongan Pirita Fingerleaf Yam (Dioscorea pentaphylla) (McC)
Samoan Pilita (Dioscorea pentaphylla) [Tutuila name] (Prt)
Tahitian Pirita Root of ieie; also a basket made of it . (Dioscorea nummularia) (Whr)
Tupuaki Pirita A yam (Dioscorea sp.) (Atn)

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