Protoform: KALU.B [PN] Viscous or clotted matter, e.g. mucus, clotted blood, dregs or residue

Description: Viscous or clotted matter, e.g. mucus, clotted blood, dregs or residue
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kalu Crachat (Mfr)
East Uvea Kalu Dépôt, sédiment, caillot, morve (Rch)
Ifira-Mele Karu/karu Kind of seaweed (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Galu Sputum, mucus (Lbr)
Marquesas Kaʔu Scories, ordures, balayures, bran, petits brins d'herbes, de broussailles; miettes; chose vile, méprisable (Dln)
Moriori Karu/puru Mud, dirt, bog (swamp) (Dtn)
New Zealand Maori Karu/karu Spongy matter in a gourd, or anything of similar consistency: brains, matter from a sore, clotted blood (Wms)
Niue Kalu Phlegm (Sph)
Niue Kalu/kalu Watery sediment (Lws)
Nukuoro Galu/galu Any jellylike substance (Crl)
Nukuoro Galu Viscous sputum (Crl)
Pukapuka Kalu Clear jellylike substance (e.g. in a fish eye) (Mta)
Rotuman Tee kArkAru Any jelly-like substance resembling the mucus that comes from the nose Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan ʔAlu Dregs, lees, congealed oil (Prt)
Takuu Karu Dried residue from making oil from coconut cream (Mle)
Tikopia Karu Brown residue of coconut cream clarified with hot stones to yield oil (Fth)
Tokelau Kalu(kalu) Lees, sediment (of a thick slimy liquid) (Sma)
Tuvalu Kalu Seminal fluid (Rby)
West Futuna Karu/paua Pudding with coconut stirred into it (Dty)
West Futuna Kar(u)/karu/tai Salt, sea spray. Méduse (Rve). (Dty)

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