Protoform: LAU.1A [AN] Leaf

Description: Leaf
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*0 >> TA *rau-tao "leaves used to cover oven"
*2 PFJ *rau- (Gty.1991).
*3 PEO *dau(n) "leaf" (Gce.).
*4 POC *raun "leaf, general term for leaves of all types of plants" (LPO III:103).
*6 PAN *dahun " leaf; blade of paddle or oar; ‘table’ for eating" (ACD).
*7 PBN *rau "leaf" (Lvy. 1979).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Lau Leaf (Mfr)
East Uvea Lau Leaf (Rch)
Easter Island Rau Sprout (of sweet-potato) (Fts)
Easter Island Rau/paa Leaf (Fts)
Emae Rau/rau Leaf (Cpl)
Fijian Drau A leaf of a tree; a hair of the head (Cpl)
Hawaiian Lau Leaf (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Rau Leaf (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Lau, lou Leaf; long hair on temples (Lbr)
Luangiua Lau Leaf (Smd)
Luangiua Lau/mea Leaf (Smd)
Mangareva Rau Leaf (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rau Leaf (Krk)
Marquesas ʔAu, ʔou Leaf (Dln)
Moriori Rau Feather, plume Problematic (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Rau Leaf (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Lau Leaf (Dye)
Niue Lau Leaf; page (Sph)
Nuguria Rau Leaf, foliage (Dvl)
Nuguria Lau-rakau Leaf (Pkn)
Nuguria Lau/me Laub (Ths)
Nukumanu Lau/mea Leaves (Trt)
Nukuoro Lau Leaf (Crl)
Penrhyn Rau Leaf (Sta)
Penrhyn Rau One, traditionally used for counting fish and turtles Problematic (Sta)
Pukapuka Lau Leaf (Bge)
Raʔivavae Gau leaf (Zpn)
Rapa Rau Leaves (Grn)
Rarotongan Rau Leaf (Bse)
Rennellese Gau Leaf, bark, as of hibiscus (Ebt)
Rennellese Gau Counting classifier for tens of mats Problematic (Ebt)
Rotuman Rau Leaf (Cwd)
Saʔa A/rau/ Leaf (Ivs)
Saʔa Reu Leaf (Ivs)
Samoan Lau Leaf (Prt)
Samoan Lau- Noun classifier, large fish Problematic (Prt)
Sikaiana Lau Leaf (Dnr)
Tahitian Rau Feuille, ne s'emploie que pour certaines plantes à grandes feuilles (Lmt)
Takuu Lau- Single leaf, flower petal (plural rau 'leaves') (Mle)
Tikopia Rau Leaf (Fth)
Tokelau Lau Leaf; thatch made of pandanus leaf; blade (of knife, paddle etc.) (Sma)
Tongan Lau, lou- Leaf (Cwd)
Tongan Lo. Low. The leaf of a plant. A leaf (of a tree). (Mar)
Tuamotu Rau Leaf (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lau Leaf (Hvn)
Waya Rau Leaf; a hair, hairs of the head... (Ply)
West Futuna Rau. rou Leaf; leaf-shaped thing (Dty)
West Uvea Lau Feuille (Hmn)

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