Protoform: PUA-PUA.3 [CE] Spray

Description: Spray
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Puapua Tail feathers of a cock; streamer (Pki)
Marquesas Puapua te ahi Gerbe d'étincelles; shower of sparks (Chf)
Marquesas Puapua tai Embruns, sea spray (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Puapua Break of a wave; Clematis paniculata, wreath (Wms)
Penrhyn Puapua (Whitish) inflammation of lip skin (Sta)
Tahitian Puapua The blossoms of sugar cane reeds, and of bamboos (Dvs)
Takuu Puapua Swollen glands in the neck Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)

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