Protoform: KAKALA [PN] Fragrant

Description: Fragrant
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*8 Note. No long glottal stops are recorded for OJA.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Kakala Fragrant plant (Rch)
Easter Island Kakara Fragrant, perfumed (Fts)
Emae Kakara Sweet (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔAʔala Fragrant, sweet-smelling (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Namu/kkara Delicious (Clk)
Luangiua ʔAla Fragrant (Smd)
Mangaia Kakara Fragrant (Chn)
Mangareva Kakara Odeur agréable; être odoriférant (Rch)
Marquesas Kakaʔa Exhaler une bonne odeur, sentir bon (Dln)
Moriori Kara Aromatic (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kakara Fragrant (Wms)
Nuguria Kkara Very tasty (as for example smoked fish with dry coconut) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Kala Fragrance (especially of food) (Crl)
Penrhyn Kakara Fragrant (Sta)
Penrhyn Kara/sia Sweet, tasty (Sta)
Pukapuka Kakala Sweet smelling (Bge)
Rarotongan Kakara Fragrant (Bse)
Sikaiana Kkala Sweet, fragrant (Sps)
Tahitian Aara Sweet, odoriferous as herbs; the sweet or fragrant scent of herbs (Dvs)
Takuu Kkara Fragrance, aroma; delicious, fragrant (Mle)
Tikopia Kakara, kara Sweet (Fth)
Tongan Kakala Fragrant flower (Cwd)
Tongan Cacala. Namoo cacala. Any flower, a wreath or necklace of flowers. Sweet scent (as of flowers); odorous. (Mar)
Tuamotu Kakara, kara (Poetic) Fragrant (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Namu khala Smell sweet; sweet smell (Hvn)
West Futuna Xkara To smell, have an odour (Cpl)

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