Protoform: KALAA [PN] Hard, black, volcanic stone

Description: Hard, black, volcanic stone
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *fatu-kalaa

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fatu/kala/ Stone, black, with holes, from Uvea (Mfr)
Hawaiian ʔAlaa Volcanic stone (Pki)
Mangareva Kaaraa Nom d'une pierre unie pour écraser le noyau du fruit de pandanus (Rch)
Marquesas Keʔaa. Keʔa (Lch). Keʔa(a) (Atl). General word for stone. Pierre, caillou, rocher (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Keʔa/keʔa Caillouteux, rempli de pierres (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Karaa Dark basaltic stone (Wms)
Niue Fatu/kalaa Black stone (Sph)
Penrhyn Kara(a)/ea Kind of coral; old harder coral, forming flat slab layers; upright limestone slab forming a part of marae (Sta)
Pukapuka Kala Imported volcanic stone (Bge)
Rapa Karaa A very hard kind of stone; a food pounder made of such stone (Sks)
Rarotongan Kara Black basaltic stone (Bse)
Samoan ʔAlaa Volcanic stone (Prt)
Tahitian Arâ A species of hard black stone (Dvs)
Tahitian ʔAraa Pierre de basalte noir très dure (Aca)
Tokelau Kalaa Hard, heavy stone found on ocean side of outlying islets on an atoll (Sma)
Tongan Fatu/kala/ Hard black stone (Cwd)
Tuamotu Karaa Hard round stone (Stn)
Tuvalu (Fatu)/kalaa/ Hard, black stone (Rby)

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