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. Bleu tirant sur le noir. comme le bleu de la mer profonde (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kere/kere Black (Krk)
Marquesas Keʔe/keʔe Black. Noir, sombre, livide (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas ʔEre (MQS), kere (MQN) Couleur noir Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
Marquesas Kaikai Black, blue, green, any dark colour (Crk)
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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