Protoform: WALO-WALO [OC] A tree (Premna sp.): *(w)alo(w)alo

Description: A tree (Premna sp.): *(w)alo(w)alo
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*2 PCP *aro-aro "Premna spp."
*4 POC *qarop "Premna spp." (LPO III: 171)
*8 Expected PN reflex *alo-alo retained only in NIU and SAM. Development via glide formation and analogical extension: *alo-alo > **alo-w-alo > *walo-walo.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Varovaro Shrub (Premna corymbosa) (Yen)
East Futuna Valovalo (Premna taitensis) (Mfr)
East Uvea Valovalo (Premna taitensis) (Rch)
Emae Varovaro Tree sp. (Cpl)
Fijian Yaro A large inland tree with serrated leaves, Permna [sic] taitensis, Verbenaceau (Cpl)
Fijian Yaro-ni-veikau Premna taitensis (Cpl)
Fijian Yaro(yaro) A small coast tree with entire leaves (Cpl)
Fijian Yaroyaro A tree (Premna sp.) (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Varovaro Shrub (probably Premna sp.) (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Wolowolo (Premna obtusifolia) (Lbr)
Luangiua Valovalo Premna obtusifolia. A fragrant shrub (Hbn). (Tbs)
Mangareva Varovaro An odorous plant. Arbrisseau qui sert d'ornementation aux fĂȘtes (Rch). (Bck)
Mangareva Varovaro Arbrisseau, qui sert d'ornementation aux fĂȘtes (Rch)
Niue Aloalo A spreading shrub plant (Premna taitensis) (used for medicinal purposes, leaves rubbed on body to keep evil spirits away). Also (Premna corymbosa) (Ykr). (Sph)
Nuguria Varovaro Tree sp. (its wood is good for fire-plough) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Valovalo Plant sp., leaves used in curing ceremony (Fbg)
Nukuoro Valovalo (Premna obtusifolia) (Crl)
Rennellese Bagobago Tree sp. (Premna gaudichaudii) (Ebt)
Samoan Aloalo Several trees and shrubs including a (Premna sp.) (Prt)
Sikaiana Valovalo Tree sp (Dnr)
Tahitian A/varo (Premna tahitensis). The name of a tree of hard wood (Dvs). (Jsn)
Takuu Varovaro Tree sp. [Premna taitensis] (strong, heavy wood used for posts and paddles) (Mle)
Tikopia Varovaro (Premna corymbosa), (P.taitensis) (Fth)
Tongan Valovalo A tree (Cwd)
Tongan Volovalo A tree. (Premna serratifolia) (Whr). (Whr)
Tupuaki A/varo Premna tahitensis (Atn)
Tuvalu Valovalo Tree sp.(Premna taitensis) [Schauer] (Kch)
Vaeakau-Taumako Valovalo A big tree with brown round leaves. Wood used for firestick (Lch). (Hvn)
Waya (Y)araro Small tree, Premna spp. (Ply)

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