Protoform: TOOGAAFUA [CE] Internal fat of animals

Description: Internal fat of animals
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *toqo-toqoga "equipment, internal organs", Tongan to`ongofua "easy to get hold of". Perhaps also *toogaa-mimi < *taga-mimi 'bladder'.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Konaahua Fat, grease; kidneys (Pki)
Marquesas Toukahua (MQN), tounahua (MQS) Suif, graisse. Graisse, gras de cochon (Dln). (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Tongahau Vent of an eel Problematic (Wms)
Penrhyn Toongaahua Greater omentum, intestinal slab of fat (Sta)
Rarotongan Toongaaʔua Slab of fat from sides of animals, suet (Bse)
Tahitian Toahua The fat lining the ribs of animals (Dvs)
Tahitian Toʔahua Crépine (du cochon) (Lmt)
Tuamotu To?aahua The fatty lining of certain internal organs (Stn)

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