Protoform: GALU.1 [MP] Wave (of sea)

Description: Wave (of sea)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> XW *su-galu "driftwood and shells worn by wave action; jetsam"
*2 PCP *9walu (Gty.1984).
*4 POC *9alu(n) "mounting wave, ocean wave" (LPO II:95)
*5 PMP *qalun "long rolling wave, swell, billow" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Galu Wave n (Mfr)
Easter Island ŋaru To swim over the waves . Dejarse arrastrar por la marejada a la playa [body-surfing] (Chl)
Hawaiian Nalu Wave n (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Ngaru Wave (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Ngolu Large wave (Lbr)
Mangareva Garu(tai) Ecume de la mer; écumer (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngaru Wave (Krk)
Marquesas Kaʔu (tai) (MQN), naʔu (tai) (MQS) (Atl). Wave, breaker. Vague, lame de mer (Lch). (Dln)
Moriori Ngaru Wave (n) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Ngaru Wave n (Wms)
Niue Galu peau Backlash wave (Sph)
Penrhyn Ngaru Rough (of sea) (Sta)
Pukapuka Ngalu Rough (of sea) (Bge)
Raʔivavae ŋagu, nagu, ʔagu Comber, breaking wave (Zpn)
Raʔivavae ŋaru A comber, breaking wave (Stn)
Rapa Ngaru Wave (Sks)
Rarotongan Ngaru Wave n., swell, be rough (of the sea) (Bse)
Rennellese Ngagu Wave (of sea) (Ebt)
Samoan Galu Wave (of sea) (Prt)
Tahitian Aru A wave or billow when two or three break together on the coral reef (Dvs)
Takuu Naru Series of ocean waves breaking in quick succession (Mle)
Tikopia Ngaru Wave, swell (Fth)
Tokelau Galu Wave, breaker, billow, surge; (of sea) be rough (Sma)
Tongan Ngalu Wave n (Cwd)
Tongan Gnaloo A billow, surf, surge (Mar)
Tuamotu ŋaru Wave n (Stn)
West Futuna Garu Wave, breaker (Dty)
West Uvea Ngalu Vague de mer (Hmn)

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