Pollex Reconstructed Protoforms

Level Reconstruction Description
FAAFAA-LUA Manta ray (Manta sp.)
FAAFINE Women
FAAGAI.A To feed, provide food for
FAAGAI.B Adopt, foster
FAAGOGO.A Half coconut shell
FAAGOGO.B Pour liquid from a coconut shell; feed child or invalid
FAAGOTA To obtain seafood by fishing or hunting on the reef
FAAILU.* Wipe anus
FAAITO Measure, weigh
FAALIKI Cover floor with mats or grass; floor covering
FAALOA A fish, Spotted Sea Bass (Epinephelus tauvina)
FAALOO.A Stretch (by pulling), lash: *fa(a)lo(o)
FAALOO.B Stretch (the body), extend (arm), crane, peer to see better
FAANAKO Steal
FAANAU.A Children, offspring
FAANAU.B Bear child, give birth; be born
FAANUI A star name
FAAPUKU Fish sp., (Epinephelus sp.)
FAAQOA Canoe crew; kin, people
FAASUA Tridacna clam sp *(f,w)aasua
FAATAI.1 To sit in a certain way
FAATAI.2 A parasitic creeper (Cassytha filiformis)
TU FAATELE Song-dance type
FAATELO Stick out the tongue
FAATINO Drift, move slowly
FAATOO Wrestle
FAATUMA Dark, of a clouded sky
FAATUQA Belt, girdle
FAEKO Bad; intensifier: *fa(q)e(k)o
FAFA.1 Carry on back
FAFA.2 Mouth
FAFA.3 Sheet (of rigging)
FAFAGO Awaken someone: *fafag(o,u)
FAFAI Scrape or shave smooth
FAFALI Scoop up waste, wipe after defecation: *fa(fa)li
FAFI Packet (of fish) wrapped in leaves
FAFIE Firewood
FAFINE Woman, female
FAFO Outside
FAGA-FAQO A pet
FAGA-LOA A placename
FAGA-MEA A fish (Lutjanus sp.): Faga-(mea)
FAGA-PARAOA Place-name
FAGA-SELE A favourite (and spoiled?) child
FAGA.1A Open up, remove
FAGA.1B Spread legs: *(fa)faga
FAGA.2 Bay
FAGA.3A To feed v.t
FAGA.3B A pet child or animal
FAGA.4 Fish-trap

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