Protoform: KALOLO [FJ] Bowstring; taut (as a bowstring, stay in rigging)

Description: Bowstring; taut (as a bowstring, stay in rigging)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*3 PFJ *kalolo.
*4 POC *lolo(s) "bowstring" (LPO I:226).
*6 PAN *deles "bowstring" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kalolo Bow, speargun (Mfr)
East Uvea Kalolo Arc, arque, voule (Btn)
Emae Kalo/tia String (a bow); bind (a person) hand and foot Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
Fijian Kalolo Bent to one side by excessive burden on shoulder (Cpl)
Fijian Kalo Pull bowstring (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Gololo Bottom edge of the kubenge net (Lbr)
Luangiua Alolo/lo Bow; to shoot bow (Smd)
Nukumanu Ka/kaloló Spear fishing (Fbg)
Rennellese Kagogo String of bow, be taut (Ebt)
Sikaiana Kal(o)lo String along the bottom of a fishing net where stones could be placed to function as weights; string of a bow; string used in a bird net that connects then et to a small support near the handle (Dnr)
Tahitian Aroro A rope used as a stay to the mast of a sailing canoe (Dvs)
Takuu Kalloo Cord running along the top and bottome edges of a long net (Mle)
Tikopia Karoro Bowstring (Fth)
Tikopia Fana-kalolo Bow (archer's) Phonologically Irregular (Drd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kalolo Bowstring (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kalolo/a, kalolo/ina Pull the bowstring tight when attaching it to the bow and fasten it (Hvn)
West Futuna Karo/ji Bow string Phonologically Irregular (Dty)
West Futuna Kalele To pull bowstring taut before letting go Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)

18 entries found

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