Protoform: FAQA.1 [AN] Stalk n

Description: Stalk n
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*4 ?Cf. POC *baRa-baRa "stem or stalk of non-woody plants, such as taro and banana, probably also the soft stems of leaves" (LPO III:92)
*41 POC *[pa]paq[a-] "frond of a palm" (?) (LPO III:380)
*5 PMP *paqa "stalk or stem of a plant" (ACD).
*51 PMP *pa(q)paq "frond of a palm" (Blust 1989)
*6 PAN *paqa (Dhl. 1981).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Faʔa Emergence of a taro stalk (Gzl)
Easter Island Haʔa Measuring board; stick (palito) used when weaving nets (Kvt)
Easter Island Haʔa Hojas nuevas y tiernas de las plantas, y que son consumidas cocidas (Fts)
Fijian Baa Stalk of taro leaves (Cpl)
Hawaiian Haa Stalk (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Faa Taro stalk (Clk)
Luangiua Haa/haa Taro foliage (Smd)
Luangiua Haa Dead taro foliage (Smd)
Marquesas Haa~faa Petiole (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Whaa Leaf, as of taro (Wms)
Niue Faa Stalk (McE)
Nuguria Haa Leaf of banana and coconut palm (branch of coconut leaf) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Haa Coconut palm frond (Crl)
Penrhyn Haa Stalk (Sta)
Penrhyn Haa/niu Midrib of coconut leaflet; thin rod of the aerial root of the pandanus (Sta)
Pukapuka (Kau)waa Stalk of taro plants (Sby)
Pukapuka Waa/waa Taro corm or plant (Colocasia antiquorum var. esculenta) (Bge)
Raʔivavae Haa The leaf of a monocotyledonous plant which has a sheath-formed base (e.g. taro, coconut); the sheathe-formed end of the petiole; (frly) a leaf-stalk, petiole... (Stn)
Rapa Faa Stem of taro plant (MCl)
Rapa Ko/ʔâ Taro (Grn)
Rarotongan ʔAa Leaf stalk including main spine of leaf, especially of taro, banana, coconut (Bse)
Rennellese Haʔa Stalk, as of taro, banana, papaya (Ebt)
Rotuman Faʔa A food made from taro leaves Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Faa Stalk (Prt)
Sikaiana Haa Stalk of plant, branch of green coconut leaf {niu}, uncultivated swamp taro {kapulaka}, cultivated swamp taro {haahaa}, and sago {koko} (Dnr)
Sikaiana Haa/haa Swamp taro (Colocasia antiquorum) (Dnr)
Tahitian Fa The stalk of some large leaves such as taro, plantain, and also the cocoanut (Dvs)
Tahitian Faa Pétiole et nervure centrale des feuilles de taro, de bananier, de cocotier (Lmt)
Takuu Faa Stem or stalk of taro; base of coconut frond (Hwd)
Takuu Haa Stem or stalk of a taro or swamp taro plant, base of a coconut frond or banana leaf (Mle)
Tikopia Faa Leaf-stem of a fleshy plant (Fth)
Tongan Faʔa Lower portion of leaf stalk (Cwd)
Tuamotu Faa Stalk (Stn)
Tupuaki Fa/fa Petiole and rachis of the coconut leaf (Atn)
Tuvalu Faa Base end of a coconut midrib (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Haa- Stem, trunk (Hvn)
Waya Baa/baa Stalk or stem of certain large-leaved plants, especially taro, banana, coconut (Ply)
West Uvea Fa Feuille entière de niu; feuille d'autres arbres sans branches feuillues (Hmn)

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