Protoform: WALE.1 [PN] Slimy, slimy substance

Description: Slimy, slimy substance
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> NP *suqa-wale "expectorate, spittle"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Vare Phlegm, semen, etc. (Yen)
Anuta Varevare Fluids in vagina during intercourse. (Fbg)
Arosi Wawe Stale food Problematic (Fox)
Arosi Wawena Saliva Problematic (Fox)
Arosi Wawera Slime. Problematic (Fox)
East Futuna Vale/ga faanau Afterbirth (Mfr)
East Futuna Va/vale/ Glutineux, visqueux (Mfr)
Easter Island Vare Spittle, saliva (Fts)
Fijian Weli Drivel, slobber, slaver Problematic (Cpl)
Fijian Weli/welia Slimy Problematic (Cpl)
Fijian Welu Spittle, mucus Problematic (Cpl)
Fijian Vara Spongy flesh of sprouting coconut Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian Wale Slime, mucous, phlegm, sticky sap. (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Vare Soft inner meat of sprouting coconut (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Walee Slime. (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Wale/wale Soup of grated coconut apple, coconut meat, water and sugar (Lbr)
Luangiua Vale Slime on snake [snail?] (Smd)
Mangareva Vare mata Chassie, rheum. (Chf)
Mangareva Vare Slimy exudation (from eyes, bark of certain trees, from fish). Humidité; humeur gluante sortant des yeux; sperme, glaire; liquide gluante de l'écorce de certains arbres et de certains poissons. Sperme (Atl). (Jnu)
Mangareva Mata/vare Etre chassieux (Rch)
Marquesas Vaʔe Mucilage, pituite, salive épaisse, mucosité. Chassie (Dln). (Lch)
Moriori Ware Saliva (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Ware Viscous fluid, exudation from trees, spittle. (Wms)
Nuguria Vare/vare Going bad (solid food, such as taro, rice, etc., and coconut oil) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Vale mold (fungus), any slippery jelly-like substance (Crl)
Penrhyn Vare Slime (Sta)
Penrhyn Vare/vare Slimy substance; flesh of coconut which is still soft (Sta)
Pukapuka Vale Any secretion of slimy consistency, slime, sexual secretion, sap (Bge)
Pukapuka Valevale/a Slimy. (Mta)
Pukapuka Vale/a To have climaxed sexually (Bge)
Raʔivavae Wagi [sic] Slime (Zpn)
Rarotongan Va/vare Saliva, spittle (Bse)
Samoan Va/vale/ Slimy, glutinous, viscous; mucus, slime (Prt)
Sikaiana Vale/a Slimy, of one-day-old food (Dnr)
Sikaiana Vale/vale Phlegm in the throat (Dnr)
Tahitian Vare Pus des yeux, chassie. The matter of a diseased eye (Dvs). (Lmt)
Takuu Vare Slime from a fish or plant (Mle)
Tikopia Vale Resin, saliva; valevale :slippery, gummy. (Fth)
Tokelau Vavale Slimy, of mucous, fish slime etc. (Sma)
Tongan Vavale Slime, slimy. (Cwd)
Tuamotu Vare Slime, viscous fluid, matter (Stn)
Tuvalu Va/vale/ Watery (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Vale To spit (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako I/vale Spittle (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako I/vale-a Spit (betelnut, water, in small portions) (Hvn)
West Futuna Vare Slimy (Dty)
West Futuna Na/vare/vare Albumen liquide (Rve)

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