Protoform: KOLO.1 [OC] Enclosed fortress

Description: Enclosed fortress
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*3 PEO *ko(dr)o "fenced enclosure".
*4 POC *koro “mountain, hill” (LPO II:49); 'fenced-in area; ?settlement fortified by barrierr' (LPO VI:182).
*8 Probable borrowing from Fijian (Gty).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Bugotu Kolo Pool. lake (Ivs)
East Futuna Kolo Fortified place, village (Bgs)
East Uvea Kolo Fort, forteresse, citadelle, rempart (Btn)
Emae Koro Fence (Cpl)
Fijian Koro Village (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Koro Fence round a garden to keep animals out (Clk)
Mangareva Koro/riki Tas de fruits, de nourriture, de terre Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Marquesas Koro Ring Problematic (Dln)
Mota Goro Embrace Problematic (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Koro Noose (Wms)
Nguna Na/koro/ Fence (Stz)
Niuafoʔou Kolo Town (Tmo)
Niue Kolo Tower, fortress, place of refuge... (Sph)
Penrhyn Koro Enclosure (made of stone) (Sta)
Pukapuka Kolo Wall (Bge)
Rarotongan Koro Enclosure, palisade (Bse)
Rennellese Kogo Row of posts in cult sites (Ebt)
Rotuman Koro Fortified place, fortress b Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan ʔOlo Enclosed fortress (Prt)
Tikopia Koro Fort; barrier of stone or stone against sea (Fth)
Tongan Kolo Enclosed fortress (Cwd)
Tongan Colo A fortress (Mar)
West Futuna Koro Enclosure; inside (area bounded by a fence or similar structure but without a roof) (Dty)
West Futuna Koro Enclosure for putting yams; inlet (Cpl)

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