Protoform: FUTA.1 [CP] To inflate, swell up; float of fishing net; to boast

Description: To inflate, swell up; float of fishing net; to boast
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *fula.1

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Futa Gonfler (intrans.), enfler; enflure (Mfr)
East Uvea Fu(ta)(futa) Enflure, gonflement, tuméfaction; enflé, gonflé, saillant (Rch)
Luangiua Haa/huka. Ha/huka. Make swell. Swell. (Smd)
Rotuman Hufa Float on a fishing net (Cwd)
Samoan Futa/mea Fat to excess (of pigeons and jocularly of men) (Prt)
Tikopia Futa Net float (Fth)
Tongan Futa/ʔaki To brag about, to talk about in a conceited way, to vaunt (Cwd)
Tongan Foota To boast (Mar)

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