Protoform: QALO.2 [OC] Beckon, wave

Description: Beckon, wave
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*1 Cf. PN *taqalo "beckon, signal with the hand"
*4 POC *qalo(p)(-i) "beckon with the palm downward; wave" (LPO V:462).
*6 PAN *qalep 'beckon, wave' (ACD).
*7 PCM éalofi "beckon" (Ltk.1988).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Yalo Beckon (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Alo Wave, beckon Problematic (Clk)
Namakir Biʔalov Wave, beckon (Sph)
New Zealand Maori Aro/aro/faki A motion of hands in dance (Bgs)
Nggela Alo Beckon (Fox)
Niue Alo Beckon, signal (Sph)
Rennellese ʔAago/hi To sweep or fan ritually and thus render taboo (Ebt)
Takuu Aro/faaki Beckon (Hwd)
Takuu Aro/haki Beckon, wave to a person to come; swim with opening arm movements, like breast stroke (Mle)
Tongan Alo-alo To fan (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Alo/haki Call by waving hands, signal by waving (Hvn)
Waya Alo/vi Wave to (Ply)

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