Protoform: KELE.C [EP] Dark, black

Description: Dark, black
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> CE *poo-kere
*2 PCP *9kele.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Kere/kere Black. Very dark, very black (Wbr). (Fts)
Easter Island Ere-ere Blue (from Tahitian) Borrowed (Fts)
Hawaiian ʔEle Black (Pki)
Mangaia Kerekere Black (Chn)
Mangareva Kere/kere Bluish-black, as very deep sea (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kere/kere Black (Krk)
Marquesas Keʔe/keʔe Black (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Kere Dark (Wms)
Nukumanu Manava k/kere Envious, jealous Uncertain Semantic Connection (Trt)
Penrhyn Kere/kere Black (Sta)
Rapa Kere/kere Black (Sks)
Rarotongan Kere Black (Bse)
Rotuman Kele Black, tending towards black Problematic (Cwd)
Tahitian ʔEre/ʔere Noirceur; noir, sombre; devenir noir; bleu des profondeurs de la mer, bleu d'un hématome (Lmt)
Tuamotu Kere Dark, black (Stn)

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