arero

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See also: arerò

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qalelo (compare Hawaiian alelo, Rapa Nui arero),[1] from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *deləq (compare Kiput deleiʔ), doublet of Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dilaq (compare Tagalog dila, Malay lidah).

Noun[edit]

arero

  1. (anatomy) tongue

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Entries for QALELO [PN] Tongue: *qalelo”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], (Please provide a date or year)

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qalelo (compare Hawaiian alelo, Maori arero), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *deləq (compare Kiput deleiʔ), doublet of Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dilaq (compare Tagalog dila, Malay lidah).

Noun[edit]

arero

  1. (anatomy) tongue