Protoform: KELE.A [CP] Earth, dirt, soil

Description: Earth, dirt, soil
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific
Notes:

*3 PCP *g(w)ele "earth, soil" (LPO I:120,II:67).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kere Soil, sand (Fbg)
Anuta Kerekere Sand, dirt; world (Fbg)
East Futuna Kele Terre (Mfr)
East Uvea Kele(kele) Terre, sol, terrain, globe terrestre (Rch)
Emae Kere Earth, soil (Cpl)
Emae Kere (Piece of) land, ground, earth (Clk)
Fijian Qele Earth (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Kere(kere) Earth, ground, soil (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Gele/gele, gele- (in compounds) Sand (Lbr)
Luangiua ʔEle Sand (Hbn)
Luangiua ʔEle/ʔele Ground (Smd)
New Zealand Maori Kere- Earth (in compounds only) (Wms)
Niue Kele/kele Earth, soil (Sph)
Nuguria Kere/kere Sand, earth (soil and ground) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Kere/kere Sand; soil; (piece of) ground (Trt)
Nukumanu K/kere Dust, dirt (Trt)
Nukuoro Gele/gele Sand, soil (Crl)
Pukapuka Kele/kele Sand (Mta)
Rarotongan Kere/maroo Dry soil (Bse)
Rennellese Kege Earth, ground, dirt, land, soil, world (Ebt)
Samoan ʔEle/ʔele Earth, dirt (Prt)
Sikaiana Kele/kele Sand (Dnr)
Takuu Kere/kere Dirt, soil, sand, ground, coral chips; sandy (Mle)
Tikopia Kere Earth (Fth)
Tokelau Kele/kele Soil, earth, dirt; land (Sma)
Tongan Kele Mud, dirt or clay (Cwd)
Tongan Gele-gele Earth or mould, the ground (Mar)
Tongan Kele/kele Land, soil, dirt, earth, ground (Cwd)
Tuvalu Kele Soil (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kele Bottom (of sea) (Ebt)
West Futuna Kere Earth, land, soil (Dty)
West Uvea Kele Terre (sol), Terre (planete) (Hmn)

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