Protoform: ALEALE.B [PN] Concave, hollow; thin (of solid)

Description: Concave, hollow; thin (of solid)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Ale Hollow or cavern on sea floor (Pki)
Mangareva Are Etre sec. Dry up, be dried (Tgr). Problematic (Rch)
Marquesas Aʔeaʔe Mince, fluet, svelte (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Areare Concave, hollowed out (Wms)
Niue Aleale Thin, transparent (Sph)
Nuguria Areare puu Axe (of oval shape, to dig out the inside of canoe) (Dvl)
Penrhyn Areare Hollow, empty, thin. (Rmn)
Tahitian Areàre Thin, worn out, as the bottom of a canoe... (Dvs)
Takuu Areare Small adze with concave ventral surface made from inner lip of conch shell (Mle)

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