Protoform: OLO.2 [PN] Low-pitched sound; coo (of pigeons or doves)

Description: Low-pitched sound; coo (of pigeons or doves)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> CE *tuu-oro "resonate, sound"
*1 Cf. PN *golo 'snore'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Mato /olo/ Cri du pigeon (Btn)
Hawaiian Olo Resound, sound long (Pki)
Luangiua Olo Snore (Smd)
Marquesas Oʔo Râler, avoir le râle, respiration bruyante, asthme. Glousser, chanter (Lch). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Oro Rumble, sound; echo (Wms)
Niue Ha/olo To resound, to be harmonious Problematic (Sph)
Niue K/ol/olo To coo Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Rennellese Ogo Coo, with a high trill, as the pacific pigeon (Ebt)
Rotuman Oro Coo (of doves), babble (of infants) Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Olo Sound of pigeon/dove (Prt)
Tikopia Oro Echo (Fth)
Tongan Olo Coo, of doves (Cwd)
Tuamotu Oro Rumble, resound, sound (Stn)

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