Protoform: FAFA.1 [AN] Carry on back

Description: Carry on back
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*0 >> CE *waha.1
*3 PEO *vava "carry on back" (Gty. 1983).
*4 POC *pwap(w)a 'carry pick-a-back', *papa 'carry a child slung on the back' (ACD, LPO V:437-8).
*6 PAN *baba "carry a person pick-a-back; ride pick-a-back" (ACD).
*7 PBN *papa "carry on back" (Lvy. 1979).
*8 Note. REN either borrowed or ? substratum.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Papa Carry on back (Yen)
Arosi Baha Pickaback (Fox)
East Futuna Fafa Carry on back , carry child on back (I) (Gzl)
East Uvea Fafa Carry on the back (Rch)
Easter Island Haha To carry a person on one's back (Fts)
Emae Fafa/a Carry person on one's back, piggy back (Cpl)
Fijian Vava Carry on back (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Fafa Ride on someone's back (Clk)
Ifira-Mele Ffa/ia Carry on back (Clk)
Lau Fafa Carry a person on one's back (Ivs)
Luangiua Ha/haha Carry on back (Smd)
Luangiua Haaha/ʔe, haaʔahe Piggy back (Smd)
Luangiua Haha/ʔe Mother Problematic (Smd)
Mota Pepe Pickaback Problematic (Cdn)
Nggela Papa Pickaback (Fox)
Niuafoʔou Fafa Carry on back (Dye)
Niue Fafa Carry on back (Sph)
Nuguria Haha Carry, pack on back (Dvl)
Pukapuka Wawa Carry a person on back (Sby)
Rennellese Baba Carry on shoulder or back Phonologically Irregular (Ebt)
Saʔa Haha Carry on the back (Ivs)
Samoan Fafa Carry on back (Prt)
Sikaiana Papa Carry a child on one's back Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Takuu Ffaa, ppaa Carry someone on the back; cloth used for tying a child on one's back (Mle)
Takuu Faka/ppaa Put on one's back (as a child) (Hwd)
Tokelau Fafa Carry (a person or load) on one's back (Sma)
Tongan Fafa Carry on back (Cwd)
Tongan Fáfa To carry on the back (Mar)
Tuvalu Fafo Carry a person or child on one's back (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Haha To carry something on back (Grn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Paapaa Carry a child by tying it with a cloth to one’s back, side or front, carry (a person) Phonologically Irregular (Hvn)
West Futuna Fafa To carry piggy back (a customary manner of carrying a young child) (Dty)

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