Protoform: FAALOO.A [PN] Stretch (by pulling), lash: *fa(a)lo(o)

Description: Stretch (by pulling), lash: *fa(a)lo(o)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PPN *faro.2

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Faaloo Étendre, étirer (Rch)
Luangiua Halakoo Stretch Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Niue Faloo To tie on, tie over, lash on, fasten on (McE)
Raʔivavae Haroo To tighten the final lashing of a canoe by taking three to four turns of the lashing around a small forked levering-stick, and pulling the lashing taut (Stn)
Samoan Faʔaloo To stretch out Phonologically Irregular (Prt)
Sikaiana Haalo Two rods on the outrigger canoe that run perpendicular to the platform rods of the boom on the side of the float (Dnr)
Tongan Faloo Stretch and keep stretched (e.g. to get the kinks or creases out of it) (Cwd)
Tongan Faló To stretch in point of length (Mar)
Tuamotu Faroo Tighten the final lashing of a canoe (Stn)
Tuvalu Fa(k)aloo Stretch (rope etc.) Phonologically Irregular (Rby)

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