Protoform: KAU-QALIKI [NP] Tree sp. (Terminalia)

Description: Tree sp. (Terminalia)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *kau 'tree', *qariki 'chief'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kauariki Tree with small, red edible fruit (Fbg)
Mangareva Kouariki Terminalia sp. (Laval) (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Kawariki A plant Problematic (Wms)
Raʔivavae ʔAugiki Variety of the paper mulberry tree (Broussonetia papyrifera) Problematic (Zpn)
Rarotongan Kauariki Large deciduous trees with spreading branches and tough reddish wood (Terminalia glabrata and T.capatta), said to have been a sacred tree under which chiefs met (Bse)
Samoan ʔAualiʔi A talie tree (Terminalia); a keel of a canoe made of talie (A chief's word) (Prt)
Sikaiana Kaualiki naniu Plant sp. (Dnr)
Sikaiana Kaualiki lliki Plant sp. (Dnr)
Tahitian Auarii/roa One of the trees said by tradition to be destined to hold up the sky; the leaves resemble those of the oak. Arbrisseau indigène (Jsn). (Dvs)
Tikopia Kauariki Tree (Terminalia catappa).... (Fth)
Tuamotu Kauariki/rooa The miro tree (Thespesia populnea) (Myth.) (Stn)
Tupuaki Aurii Broussonetia papyrifera Problematic (Atn)

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