Protoform: KALEVE [EC] Sap from inflorescence of coconut palm (Clk)

Description: Sap from inflorescence of coconut palm (Clk)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EC: Ellicean

*8 Note. P.Ranby suggests that Eng. "gravy" is a possible source.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Gilbertese Karewe Toddy; juice from coconut spathe; palm wine; sweet. The fresh sap from the coconut bud (Bgm). (Sbt)
Luangiua (ʔ)Aleve Fermented coconut juice. Drink from coconut pods. (Smd)
Niue Kaleve Toddy (the sweet sap extracted from the bud of the coconut palm, not a traditional drink) (Sph)
Nuguria Kareve Sap taken from inflorescence of coconut tree; toddy, palm wine (Dvl)
Nukumanu Kareve, kaleve Coconut toddy (Fbg)
Nukuoro Galeve Sap taken from inflorescence of coconut tree (Crl)
Pukapuka Kalewe Juice from young Coconut flower shoot Problematic (Mta)
Pukapuka Kaulewelewe Coconut spathe Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sby)
Sikaiana Kaleve Sap from coconut tree collected for various uses including molasses (Donner) (Dnr)
Takuu Kareve Coconut toddy made from the collected sap from an inflorescence of the coconut tree (Mle)
Tokelau Kaleve Sap extracted from bud of coconut tree (Sma)
Tuvalu Kaleve Fresh juice from coconut spathe (Rby)

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