Protoform: KOO-KURU. [EP] Soapberry (Sapindus saponaria)

Description: Soapberry (Sapindus saponaria)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PPN *kulu.1 "breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis)".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Mareekooroo Fraxinifolia, a small shrub with ash leaves (J.R.Forster quoted by Langdon JPS 105:185) (Fts)
Easter Island Marikuru Ashwood . (Sapindus saponaria) . White clay (Kvt)
Easter Island Marikuku The Sapindus saponaria tree; a white kind of clay Problematic (Fts)
Mangareva Kokuru Nom d'un arbre (Suriana maritima). (Rch)
Marquesas Kogu A tree bearing bitter berries (Crk)
Marquesas Kokuʔu Esp. d'arbre. Maillet en bois de cet arbre (Lch). (Dln)
Tahitian Ouru The name of a small tree that growds on the low islands (Dvs)
Tuamotu Kookuru (Suriana maritima) (Stn)
Tupuaki Ouru (Suriana maritima) (Atn)

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