Protoform: OLO.1 [NP] Clump of trees, bush

Description: Clump of trees, bush
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*4 POC *oro "mountain, hill" (ACD).
*8 Note: remove if no further evidence forthcoming.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Olo A tree (Couthovia corynocarpa) Problematic (Cpl)
Fijian Colo Inland country, mountain country (Cpl)
Hawaiian Olo Hill (rare except in place names) (Pki)
Lau Tolo Bush; land (opp. asi 'sea') (Ami)
New Zealand Maori Oro Clump of trees, copse (Wms)
Niue Olo Stumps in the game of cricket Borrowed (McE)
Pukapuka Olo Plantation place name, Te Olo a Valu Problematic (Bge)
Rennellese Ogo Mountain, slope, bush, settlement (Ebt)
Tokelau Olo/laakau Grove of bushes and trees (Sma)
Tokelau Olo Fortress, shelter (from enemy); stumps, wicket (in cricket) Borrowed (Sma)
Tuamotu Oro A plume-like tuft, cluster of feathers of frigate-bird Uncertain Semantic Connection (Stn)
West Futuna Ora Hill, mountain Phonologically Irregular (Dty)

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