Protoform: SUQA-WALE [NP] Expectorate, spittle

Description: Expectorate, spittle
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*0 << PN *suqa "juice, liquid", *wale "slime, slimy"
*0 >> NP *saa-wale, TA *suu-ware "spittle, saliva"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Fuavare Saliva; juice of yam Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
Mangaia Uaavare Saliva (Sta)
RaŹ”ivavae Huavare Spittle (Stn)
Rarotongan Uavare Spittle. (Sve)
Tuvalu Suaavale Saliva (Jsn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ivale-a Spit (betelnut, water in small portions) Phonologically Irregular (Hvn)

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