Protoform: KARAEA [CE] Red ochre, red clay or earth

Description: Red ochre, red clay or earth
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *kalae.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian ʔAlaea Water-soluble, colloidal ocherous earth; any red colouring matter (Pki)
Mangareva Karaea Terre rouge (Rch)
Mangareva Ka/karaea Ocre; terre jaune tirant sur le rouge; rouille (Rch)
Marquesas Kaʔaeʔa Pouzzolane (terre rougeâtre). Argile rouge (Lch). Argile, clay (Atl). Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Penrhyn Karaea An upright limestone slab found in marae (Cbl)
Rapa Konii karaea Reddish clay-like stone (Sks)
Rarotongan Karaea Kind of red clay, red ochre (Sve)
Tahitian Araea Red earth, bricks, red crockery ware, reddish colour (Dvs)
Tahitian ʔAraea Terre rouge, argile (Lmt)
Tuamotu Karaea Red earth, ochre (Stn)

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