Protoform: FALAU [FJ] Canoe shed: *f(a,o)lau

Description: Canoe shed: *f(a,o)lau
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic
Notes:

*1 PPN *folau "expedition by sea; sea voyage; travel by sea".
*3 PCP *(a)valau "boatshed" (LPO I:205)
*8 Note. I have set up *falau vs *folau until someone sorts out the confused distribution of forms and meanings (Bgs).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Volau Canoe shed (Cpl)
Hawaiian Haalau House for canoes (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Haarau Canoe house (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Halau Canoe shed (Lbr)
Moriori Wharau Ship Problematic (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Wharau Canoe shed; temporary shed made of branches; travel by sea (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Alaa/folau Canoe shed (Dye)
Nukuoro Holau. Horau (Crn). Canoe house. A boat-shed. (Crl)
Nukuoro Horau-nanui A council-house (Crn)
Raʔivavae Hoorau A canoe-shed (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔOorau The whole area Problematic (Bse)
Samoan Aa/folau Long house (Prt)
Tahitian Farau A shed for a boat or canoe (Dvs)
Tuamotu Hoorau ~ foorau Canoe shed (Stn)
Tuvalu A/folau Canoe shed, bush hut (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako A/folau/ Single men' house, clubhouse (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako A/holau/, holau, a/holai/ Single men's house, men's house, clubhouse (Grn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Holau Single men's house (Hvn)
West Futuna Farau/papa Side of canoe (Dty)

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