Protoform: KALISI.1A [EO] Skink, a kind of lizard

Description: Skink, a kind of lizard
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic
Notes:

*3 PEO *kalis(i,u) "k.o. skink" (LPO IV:258).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Karisi Kind of lizard (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Galiha Skink Phonologically Irregular (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Karithi Small lizard sp. Phonologically Irregular (Ebt)
Lau Kurafe Large lizard with smooth, shining body Problematic (Fox)
Motu Ariha A large lizard; iguana Problematic (Lst)
Nggela Karisi To peel off skin (of a stem or stick) Borrowed (Fox)
Niue Kalii Rustling sound Problematic (Sph)
Nuguria Karihi Lizard sp. (striped, green and brown) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Galisi. Karisi (Crn). Lizard sp. (Crl)
Rarotongan Karii Crab sp. (Sve)
Rennellese Ka(n)gisi Kind of small skink (Emoia cyanura) (Ebt)
Rotuman ʔAlusi Kind of lizard (Cwd)
Saʔa Ta/tarisi/ Monitor lizard, iguana Problematic (Ivs)
Takuu Karisi Lizard sp. (small and brown, with blue and green colorations down its length) (Mle)
Takuu Kirisi Lizard with long stripes on its back Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tikopia Kalilisi Irridescent green lizard Problematic (Fth)
Tongan Kalihe/lihe Kind of lizard (Cwd)
Tuvalu Kalihi Skink (Rby)

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