Protoform: KALO-(QI)-AFI [NP] Spark (from fire)

Description: Spark (from fire)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 PCE *karosi "flash, shimmer", PN *ma-kalo 'be visible briefly, appear then disappear'
*3 PEO *kalo-kalo "glimmer", *ma-kalo "burn with glow".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kalo/si/-ʔi-afi Spark (Bgs)
East Futuna Kalo/si Etincelle (Mfr)
East Uvea Ma/kalo ʔi afi Etincelle (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Kora Small fragment, speck; spark Phonologically Irregular (Wms)
Niue Kaloafi Spark of fire (Sph)
Pukapuka Kalo/kalo awi Sparks of fire (Bge)
Rennellese Kago/kago To flare up, as a fire (Ebt)
Rennellese Ma/kago/kago To emit sparks, as a fire (Ebt)
Samoan ʔAloiafi Spark (Prt)
Takuu Koro/koro ahi Spark, ember; the flash of light of a meteorite; flaming piece of wood inside a fire Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tongan Kalo/fi-ama Spark (from a fire) Problematic (Cwd)
Tuvalu Kalo/kalo(afi) Flame. Spark (Rby). (Jsn)
West Futuna Kar/karafi (ANI) Sparks from ashes (Cpl)

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