Protoform: REGA-REGA [PN] Yellow: *rega(-rega)

Description: Yellow: *rega(-rega)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN rega "ginger, turmeric"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Rengarenga Yellow-orange (the colour of turmeric dye) (Fbg)
East Futuna Lega Barbouiller avec une couleur Problematic (Gzl)
Hawaiian Lena(lena) Yellow (Pki)
Mangaia Rengarenga Yellow (Chn)
Mangareva Garegare Jaune; rouge tirant sur le jaune; devenir rouge Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Mangareva Regarega Jaune (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Renga Yellow (Krk)
New Zealand Maori Renga Yellow (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Engeenga Yellow Borrowed (Dye)
Niuafoʔou Engaenga Yellow Borrowed (Gry)
Niuatoputapu Engeenga Yellow (Dye)
Niue Egaega Deep red; overripe (Sph)
Niue Legalega Shaded, spotted Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Penrhyn Rengarenga Yellow (Sta)
Pukapuka Lenga(lenga) Of yellowish colour; female secretion (Bge)
Raʔivavae Geʔageʔa Yellow (Zpn)
Rapa Rengarenga Yellow (Sks)
Rarotongan Rengarenga Yellow (Bse)
Samoan Lega/a Yellow (Prt)
Tahitian Reʔareʔa Couleur jaune; jaune; devenir jaune (Lmt)
Tikopia Rengarenga Stained with turmeric; orange, vermilion and other reddish hues (Fth)
Tongan Engeenga Yellow (Cwd)
Tuamotu Reŋareŋa Yellow (Stn)
Tupuaki Raau omaha rearea Remedy for 'yellow urine' (Atn)

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