Pollex Reconstructed Protoforms

Level Reconstruction Description
WALO-WALO A tree (Premna sp.): *(w)alo(w)alo
WALO.1 Call out, shout, announce
WALO.2 Squilla
WALU.1 Eight
WALU.2 Tuna sp
WANA Sea-urchin sp
WANA-WANA Spiny, prickly, bristly (Clk)
WAO Forest
WAQE Leg
WARI Menstrual blood
WARO Deep hole or pit (Wms)
WARU Scrape v
WASA Open sea, sea distance between places
WASE Divide, separate
WASI To split: *wa((q)a)si
WATA A hole; perforated
WATUKE Slate-pencil urchins (Heterocentrotus spp.)
WAWA Apart
WAWAI Plant sp., cotton (perhaps Gossypium hirsutum)
WAWAO Separate antagonists; mediate: *wawa(q)o
WAWE Quick, prompt
WE-WELA Hot, heat: *we(la)-wela
WEKA.1 Bird sp.(Gallirallus philippensis)
WEKA.2 Go past suddenly
WEKA.3 Whistle
CC WEKE-WEKE Fringe, frayed edge
WEKU.1 Disarranged, dishevelled (of hair)
CK WEKU.2 Tear off
WELA.A Burn, be on fire, burnt
WELA.B Hot, heat
WELE To weed
LO WELETI Papaw (Carica papaya)
NO WELEWELE.* Spider
WELI.1 A venomous sea-creature
WELI.2 Disgusting, repulsive
WELO Thrust, as in spearing
WEO Copper
WERE-WERE.A* Hanging membrane or flesh
WERE-WERE.B* Some part of female pudenda, probably the hymen
WERI Centipede
WERU Ragged, frayed
WESE.* Divide, separate
WETA ??
WETE.1 Untie
WETE.2 Goatfish, Surmullet
WEU A fringe on material
WEWE.A Rubbish, refuse
WEWE.B Poor
WII.A A tree with edible fruit (Spondias cytherea [=dulcis])
WII.B Sour, fermented

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