Protoform: FAGA.1A [MP] Open up, remove

Description: Open up, remove
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*4 POC *pa9a “be open, gape” (LPO II:46).
*6 PMP *ba9a "wide open" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Faga Etendre, allonger le bras en arrière, ou lever la main pour frapper ou jeter une pierre, un bois à quelqu'un Problematic (Gzl)
East Futuna Faga/faga Elargir (un noeud coulant); créer un espace (Mfr)
East Uvea Fafaga Élever Problematic (Rch)
Fijian Vaga The leech of a canoe-sail (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Hanga Open at one end, to spread apart at one end (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Hanga The free edge of the sail (Lbr)
Luangiua Haŋa Untie, dismantle (Smd)
Luangiua Haaŋa Back of sail (Smd)
Mota Waŋa Open the mouth (Cdn)
Mota Waŋana Pull out, as tooth (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Whanga/whanga Extend, spread out (Wms)
Nuguria Hana/hana Take off (a piece of cloth) (Dvl)
Nuguria H/hana (pass. hana/tia) Leave, go forth from (about a boat); remove, rip off, take away (Dvl)
Nukuoro Hanga Husking stick; move apart; open one's mouth (Crl)
Nukuoro Hanga/penu Split pandanus for seeds (Crl)
Pukapuka Wanga/a Broken in pieces (Sby)
Rennellese Hahanga Stretch (as cloth), open (as a shell), loosen (Ebt)
Sikaiana Hhana Pull out, separate (Dnr)
Takuu Fana Remove, let loose a string in a string game (Hwd)
Takuu Fana Leech of sail (Hwd)
Takuu F/fana Remove, release, take off; take out, withdraw; (of person, ship, bus, etc.) leave a place, depart (Mle)
Takuu Hana Free edge of a canoe sail, leech; remove, let loose a string when making string figures (Mle)
Tikopia Faga Prise open, as bark from tree (Fth)
Tuamotu Faŋa Open out, apart (Stn)
Tuvalu Faga Peel fruit (Rby)
Tuvalu Fafaga Open, separate (as of a woman's legs) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hanga/a Split, open, tear; peel (vt) (Hvn)

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