Protoform: POO-UTO.* [CE] Float of fishing net: *po(i,u)to.*

Description: Float of fishing net: *po(i,u)to.*
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*0 << PN *uto

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangaia Poito Float-fishing in which hooks on short lines are attached to floats (Cek) (Sta)
Mangareva Pouto Gland; ornement de fil ou de soie fait en forme de gland. Tassel of a cord (Tgr). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Marquesas Poito Float (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Pooito Float for a net (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Poouto Float for a net (Wms)
Penrhyn Pooito Plastic float (Sta)
Pukapuka Poouto A float for a net; fishing float Borrowed (Mta)
Rarotongan Poito Fishing float (Mka)
Rarotongan Poouto Float attached to fishing net; buoy, secured piece of floating timber for mooring boats (Bse)
Tahitian Poito Bouée, flotteur de filet. Pieces of wood or cork, used in the upper side of a fishing net; the buoy of an anchor (Dvs). (Lmt)
Tuamotu Poouto Wooden float for net or line (Stn)

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