Protoform: TII-PUTA [NP] To make a hole in something; a type of cape or poncho

Description: To make a hole in something; a type of cape or poncho
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *puta.1 "(pass through) hole"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kiipuka Short shoulder cape; cloak; poncho (Pki)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tiputa Poncho (Bck)
Marquesas Tiputa Trouer, faire des trous; percer (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Tiipapa A rough cape Problematic (Wms)
Niue Tiputa To wear; a Mother Hubbard dress Borrowed (Sph)
Samoan Tiputa A woman's upper garment (introduced from Tahiti) Borrowed (Prt)
Tahitian Tiiputa Percer un trou (se dit des cocos dont on perce l'oeil) (Lmt)
Tahitian Tiputa To pierce, or make a hole in a thing; the name of a garment worn commonly by the islanders (Dvs)
Tokelau Tiputa A rugged (sic) covering from shoulder to waist worn by women improvised from any suitable material Borrowed (Sma)
Tuvalu Tii-puta Woman's halter-type breast covering Borrowed (Rby)

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