Protoform: KAILE.2 [SO] Coconut growth stage: *ka(i,e)le

Description: Coconut growth stage: *ka(i,e)le
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Marquesas Ko/kiʔe (MQN), ko/ʔiʔe (MQS) [Early stage of coconut growth] Phonologically Irregular (Chf)
Marquesas Koʔie, kokie Jeune coco à moitié formé Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
Rennellese Boi/kaige Immature coconut (Ebt)
Samoan ʔAaile First stage of the coconut (before the mosui stage). A cocoa-nut just formed (Prt). (Mnr)
Sikaiana Kaaile First coconut growth stage (Dnr)
Takuu Kaere Smallest growth stage of a coconut (Mle)
Takuu Kaaile An immature coconut Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tikopia Niu mata kaere Young nut, soft shell, flesh inside (endosperm) barely formed (Fth)
Tokelau Puaa/koile An early stage of coconut, after the flower has fallen and before the milk has formed inside it Phonologically Irregular (Sma)
Tuvalu Kaile Small immature coconut (Rby)

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