Protoform: LOO [OC] Ant

Description: Ant
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*0 >> PN *loo-qata, EC *roe, CE *roo.2 "stick insect, earwig"
*3 PEO *loro "ant" (Gty. 1983).
*4 POC *loRo "large stinging red ant" (LPO IV:391).
*5 PMP *loRo "red tree ant".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ro Generic term for ant; a particular type of small black ant (Fbg)
Bugotu Tho/tho Ant (Ivs)
East Futuna Loo/mimi Ant (i) (Mfr)
East Uvea Loo Ant (Rch)
Easter Island Ro/e Ant (Wbr)
Emae Roo Ant (Cpl)
Fijian Loo Small black ant (Cpl)
Hawaiian Loo Black insect, earwig (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Ro/a Ant (Clk)
Kwaraʔae Lolo Ant (???)
Luangiua Loo Maggot Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Mangaia Roo Ant (Sta)
Mangareva Roo Ant. Fourmi. (Rch)
Marquesas ʔO (MQS), ko (MQN) Fourmi (Lch)
Marquesas Ko (MQS), ko/ri, ko/ni (MQN) Fourmi (Lch)
Marquesas Ko/ri (MQN), ko (MQS) (Chf)
Marquesas O A species of emmet, different from that called Ko (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Roo Stick insect, mantis [Western Maori Dialect] (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Roo/roro Ant (Wms)
Niue Loo Ant, termite (generic) (Sph)
Nuguria Roo/loo Ant (generic) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Lo/a Ant (Crl)
Nukuoro Ro, lo/i An ant (Crn)
Penrhyn Ro/a Ant (Sta)
Pukapuka Leo Ant Phonologically Irregular (Sby)
Rapa Ro Ant (Grn)
Rarotongan Roo Ant (Bse)
Rennellese Goo Ant (Ebt)
Saʔa Lolo Red sugar ant (Ivs)
Sikaiana Loo Ant (Dnr)
Tahitian Roo Fourmi (Lmt)
Takuu Loo, roo Fly sp....; maggot, internal parasite (e.g. of a fish) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
Tikopia Roo Ants, of various kinds (Fth)
Tongan Loo Ant (Cwd)
Tongan Lo An ant (Mar)
Tuamotu Roo/e Ant (Stn)
Tuvalu Roo Ant (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Loo Ant (Hvn)
West Futuna Ro Ant. Sorte de petit scorpion (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Loo Fourmi (jaune) (Hmn)

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