Protoform: TUGA-TUGA [NP] Rough, uneven surface

Description: Rough, uneven surface
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*0 << PN *tuga.b "blemish, imperfection"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kunakuna Itch, scabies; scabby skin condition; to itch (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Dungadunga/a Roughness, uneven (Lbr)
Penrhyn Tungatunga lumpy, bumpy, uneven, rough (Sta)
Rarotongan Tungatunga Rough surfaced, esp. of timber (Bse)
Tahitian Tuatua Rough, as the surface of a thing; also frowning (Dvs)
Tahitian Tuʔatuʔa Froncé (des sourcils) (Lmt)
Tuamotu Tu?atu?a Thick, bulging, heavy (Stn)
Tuvalu Tugatuga Rough (of road, table, floor etc) (Rby)

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