Protoform: KAU-LAMA [SO] Dried coconut leaves used as torch

Description: Dried coconut leaves used as torch
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*0 << PN *kau, *rama "torch"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian ʔAulama To light with a torch Problematic (Pki)
Luangiua Aulama Dried coconut leaves; flexible, of leaves (Smd)
Mangareva Kourama/rama Grande lumière venant de torches, flambeaux (Rch)
Nukuoro Gau lama Rachis of the coconut leaf (Crl)
Pukapuka Kaulama Dried coconut leaves used as torch (Sby)
Rennellese Kau gama Base of coconut-leaf torch, discarded after the torch is burned out (Ebt)
Samoan ʔAulama Bundle of dry coconut leaves (esp. used as a flare) (Mnr)
Sikaiana Kaulama A branch of dried coconut leaves (Dnr)
Tokelau Kaulama Dried coconut leaf or leaves (Sma)
Tuvalu Kaulama Dried coconut leaves (Jsn)

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