Protoform: MEA.1A [MP] Reddish

Description: Reddish
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *manu-mea "bird sp.", *lau-mea "gills"
*3 PEO *meRa "red" (Gty. 1990:65).
*4 POC *meRaq "red" (LPO II:206).
*5 PMP *ma-qiRaq "red" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Bugotu Mela Red (Ivs)
East Futuna Mea Reddish (Mfr)
East Uvea Mea Orange-coloured (Rch)
Easter Island Mea Rosado. Light red, pink (Wbr). (Fts)
Easter Island Mea-mea Red (Wbr)
Emae Mea Clean, clear, bright (Cpl)
Hawaiian Mea Reddish (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Mea Red (Clk)
Kapingamarangi M/mee Red (Lbr)
Lau Mela Reddish (Ami)
Luangiua Mea Red (Smd)
Luangiua Mea Red, brightly coloured (Hbn)
Mota Me/mea Red (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Mea Reddish (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Mea Reddish, brownish (Dye)
Niue Mea/mea To redden (of the sky) (McE)
Nuguria Me/mea Red ; yellow (Pkn)
Nuguria M/mea Red (Dvl)
Nukumanu Mea, m/mea Red (sky); scarlet (Trt)
Nukuoro Mea Reddish. Brown; yellow (Crn). (Crl)
Rennellese Mea Red, reddish, very angry (Ebt)
Rotuman Maf/mea Red-eyed (Cwd)
Saʔa Mela Red Problematic (???)
Samoan Me/mea/ Yellowish-brown (with age) (Prt)
Sikaiana M/mea Red, the color (Dnr)
Tahitian Tara/mea Esp. étoile de mer à piquants (Acanthaster echinites). (Lmt)
Takuu M/mea Red, reddish (Mle)
Tikopia Mea Reddish, pink, especially of vegetation . (Stained, bleached, etc) reddish-brown (Mbg)
Tongan Mea Reddish (Cwd)
Tuamotu Mea Reddish (Stn)
Tuvalu Mea/mea/ Red, as sunburnt skin (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mea Red (Hvn)
West Futuna (H)mea Red, reddish, reddish brown, orange (Dty)
West Uvea Me/mea Jaunâtre, rougeâtre (Hmn)

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