Protoform: LAGA.1B [NP] Be afloat, buoyant

Description: Be afloat, buoyant
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Paka/ranga To rise to the surface (Fbg)
East Futuna Laga Be carried on a canoe without sinking (Mfr)
East Uvea Laga Etre porté par une pirogue (Rch)
Easter Island Raŋa To flow; to form a puddle. (Of water from heavy rains or flood) to run together to form a lake. Float (Wbr). (Fts)
Hawaiian Lana Floating, buoyant (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Langa/dia Buoyant (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Langa Riding high in the water (canoe) (Lbr)
Mangareva Raga Swim or float on surface of the water. Surnager, raser l'eau. (Rch)
Marquesas ʔAka (MQN), ʔana Be afloat. Surnager, être à flot, planer dans les airs; être inondé (Dln)
Marquesas ʔAkaʔaka (MQN), anaʔana (MQS) Light. Léger, peu lourd; agile, prompt; aller mieux, éprouver du soulagement en parlant d'un malade. (Lch)
Marquesas Papa ʔana/tai (MQS), papa ʔaʔa/tai, papa ʔaʔa/heke (MQN) Planche à surfer (Lch)
Marquesas Tai/ʔaʔa Se laisser aller sur la vague qui porte sur le sable; surfer Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Ranga Sandbank, fishing ground; shoal of fish (Wms)
Niue Laga The biggest wave within a series Problematic (Sph)
Nuguria Rana (pl./freq. ranarana) Float (vi) (Dvl)
Nukuoro L/laga/ Float (on surface of water) (Crl)
Nukuoro Langa Ship from one place to another (Crl)
Nukuoro Langa/dia Able to remain afloat with a load (Crl)
Pukapuka Aa/langa(langa) Buoyant (of boat with heavy load) (Sby)
Rennellese Ganga Float, be buoyant (Ebt)
Sikaiana L/lana To float in water (Dnr)
Takuu Lana, rana Float, be afloat, buoyant, riding high in the water (Mle)
Tokelau (La)laga (school of skipjack) Rise, appear (Sma)
Tokelau Laga/ina Carry (said of the number of people etc. that a canoe can carry without sinking) (Sma)
Tuvalu La(ga)laga To float (Rby)
Tuvalu Laga School of fish near the surface (Rby)

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