Protoform: FELO.1 [EO] A colour, yellow

Description: A colour, yellow
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *melo "red/brown"
*3 PEO *pelo "yellow".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pe/pero Light-coloured hair (Yen)
East Futuna Fe/felo/ Yellow (Bgs)
Easter Island Hero/hero Crimson, red, carmine (Fts)
Emae Fero/fero Yellow (Cpl)
Hawaiian Helo Red (Pki)
Lau Felo Bleached (of the skin) (Ivs)
Luangiua Helo Yellow (Smd)
Moriori Whero Crimson (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Whero A colour, red, orange (said of raataa flowers, ripe karaka berries) (Bgs)
Nuguria Falo Yellow (Ths)
Nukumanu Sselo Yellow Phonologically Irregular (Tpi)
Rennellese Hegohego Be yellow (Ebt)
Sikaiana H/helo Yellow, tawny (Dnr)
Sikaiana F/felo Yellow, tawny (Dnr)
Takuu F/felo/ Yellow, orange (Mle)
Tikopia Fero Tawny, yellow, brown, brown-red; applied esp. to ripening fruits (Fth)
Tongan Felo/felo Yellowish (Cwd)
Tuamotu Hero Become red (Stn)
Tuvalu Fe/felo Yellow; pale complexioned (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Helo Yellow (Hvn)
West Futuna Fero Yellow (Dty)
West Uvea Melo Yellow (Hmn)

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