Protoform: LAU.3 [EO] Surface area, expanse, breadth, size

Description: Surface area, expanse, breadth, size
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Lau/lasi Broad, wide (Bgs)
East Futuna Lau/ʔikiʔiki Etroit (Mfr)
East Futuna Lau/liki Grouiller (gens, animaux) (Mfr)
East Uvea Lau/lahi Largeur (Rch)
Hawaiian Lau/laa Broad, wide, liberal (Pki)
Hawaiian Lau/papa Broad, flat (of coral, lava, reef) (Pki)
New Zealand Maori Rau/iti Small, fine, thin (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Rau/nui Broad (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Rau/raha Spread out (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Rau/rarahi Broad, expansive (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Rau/rangi Other time, another day (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Rau/roha Spread about, scattered, extended (of the arms) (Wms)
Niue Lau/lahi Wide, broad (Sph)
Niue Lau/tote Narrow (Sph)
Nukuoro Lau The size of something (Crl)
Nukuoro Lau/malie Big, great (Crl)
Nukuoro Lau/dodole Smallness (Crl)
Pukapuka Lau/liliki Very thin (Bge)
Pukapuka Laa/nunui Very big (eg. of coconuts (Bge)
Pukapuka Laa/liliki Very small (Bge)
Rennellese Gau Size, width, to be of a size (Ebt)
Rennellese Gau/ʔeha Wide (Ebt)
Rennellese Gau/ʔitiʔiti Narrow (Ebt)
Saʔa Lau/wanga The firmament, open space of heaven (S) (Ivens 1918) (Ivs)
Saʔa Maa/lau Air, firmament (Ivs) (Ivs)
Samoan Lau Breadth (Prt)
Samoan Lau/tele Broad, wide (of surfaces such as mats, leaves etc.) (Prt)
Samoan Lau/itiiti Narrow (Prt)
Takuu Lau- Flat surface (Mle)
Tikopia Rau Breadth, extent, expanse (Fth)
Tokelau Lau/efa Wide (Sma)
Tokelau Rau/iti Narrow (Sma)
Tongan Lau/fola To spread abroad (what was secret) by talking about it (Cwd)
Tongan Lau/hakau Area (in the sea) more or less covered with reefs (Cwd)
Tongan Lau/lahi Broad, wide of a board, mat, road etc. (Cwd)
Tongan Lau/siʔi Narrow (of a board, mat, road etc. (Cwd)
Tongan Lau/iiki (dual or plural) Narrow (of a board, mat, road etc.) (Cwd)
Tongan Low Measure of the surface of any thing (Mar)
Tuvalu Lau/efa Wide (Rby)
Tuvalu Lau/liki Narrow (Johnson) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lau/efa Wide (Ray)
West Uvea Lau/efa Largeur, large (Hmn)
West Uvea Lau/liki Narrow (Leverd) (Hmn)
West Uvea Lau- Préfixe nominal marquant le sens de "plat, étendu" (Hmn)

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