Protoform: MELO [PN] Red/brown (Clk)

Description: Red/brown (Clk)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *felo.1 "yellow"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mero Red (Fbg)
Anuta Me/mero Pink (Fbg)
East Futuna Me/melo Rouge (Gzl)
East Uvea Melo, melo/melo Jaune, basane, brun (Btn)
Mangareva Meʔo/meʔo Brun, tirant sur le noir Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Marquesas Paka meʔo Tres sec, sans jus. Très cuit, desséché (Lch). (Dln)
Niue Melo/melo Orange-coloured (McE)
Niue Melo Mixed (of colour) (mainly refers to shades of yellow, green, red and brown); to redden (of face or eyes, as when close to tears) (Sph)
Pukapuka Melo Deep in colour (Bge)
Pukapuka Melo/melo Yellowish (of light colour) (Bge)
Pukapuka Me/melo/ Deep red in colour (Mta)
Rennellese Mego (Hibiscus rosa sinensis) (Ebt)
Rennellese Mego/mego Appear reddish from a distance (Ebt)
Samoan Melomelo Red; mulieb. pudend. (Prt)
Tikopia Mero Red (Fth)
Tongan Melo(melo) Brown, tan or dark yellow (e.g. gold, brown bread but not brown sugar) (Cwd)
Tongan Mello. Mello-mello. Brown, yellow. Tawny. (Mar)
Tuamotu Mero/mero Fish with light, bright reddish skin (Stn)
Tuvalu Mmelo Reddish (Rby)
West Futuna Mero To wither Problematic (Dty)
West Uvea Melo Rouge (Hmn)

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