Protoform: QALOFI [SO] Coastal area

Description: Coastal area
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *qaro "front"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Aropi/tai Water covering the fringing reef (Fbg)
East Futuna ʔAlofi Name of island with sandy beaches screening Futuna from the trade-winds (Bgs)
Takuu Arofi Sandy area of beach (Hwd)
Takuu Arohi Sandy area of beach on lagoon side of each island (Mle)
Tikopia Arofi Flat area, expanse, lowland (Fth)
Tikopia Arofi fenua Beach, in contrast to tua fenua (rock border) and arofi tai (reef area) (Fth)
Tuvalu Alofi Frontage, especially of an island. Frontage of islet, island facing lagoon (Jsn). (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Alohi Sea inside the reef, leeward (Hvn)

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