Protoform: WAELO [NP] Tail of animal, bird, stingray, comet; long thin appendage

Description: Tail of animal, bird, stingray, comet; long thin appendage
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Vaero Feeler of lobster, long feathers in birds' tails (Fts)
Fijian Wailo Fish sp Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian Hu/elo Tail, of animal (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Vaero Feather (Clk)
Luangiua Vaelo Silver belly Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Mangareva Vero Tail of dog (Bck)
Mangareva ʔEtu/vero Comète (Rch)
Marquesas Veʔo Queue d'un animal, d'un poisson, d'une comète. (Lch)
Marquesas Hetu(u) (me te) veʔo (MQN), fetu(u) me te veʔo (MQS) Comète (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Waero Tail of a dog or other animal (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Wero Spine of a sting-ray (Wms)
Nukuoro Vaelo A long, thin appendage (e.g. barbel or streamer rays of a fish) (Crl)
Rarotongan U(v)ero Blaze up (fire), burst forth (sun’s rays) Problematic (Sve)
Rennellese Ika baengo Possible Wedge-tailed Blue Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus) Problematic (Ebt)
Samoan Velo The horns of a crayfish ; antenna, feeler. Problematic (Prt)
Tahitian Vaero The extremities, as feet, hands, &c., which in death are sometimes drawn up and darted down again suddenly (Dvs)
Tahitian ʔAero Queue des quadrupedes, des oiseaux, des raies Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Takuu Vaelo Small lagoon fish sp. Problematic (Mle)
Tokelau Velo (Of a spiny lobster) feeler, antenna (Sma)
Tuamotu Vaero Tail and adjacent parts of four-footed animal (Stn)
Tuvalu Velo Tail (not of fish) (Rby)
West Futuna Vairo (ANI) Pine [sc. spine?] Problematic (Cpl)
West Futuna Nosi/vero (ANI) Comet (Cpl)

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