Protoform: LOA.1 [OC] Long (in space or time)

Description: Long (in space or time)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*0 >> CK *koo-roa "index finger"
*4 POC *[ma]lawa "long, tall; far away; wide (?)" (LPO II:198).
*41 POC *loan "endure, last a long time" (ACD). [Based on PN + Gedaged]
*5 PMP *lawa "wide" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ro(ro)a Long (Yen)
East Futuna Loa Long (Mfr)
East Uvea Loa Long (Rch)
Easter Island Roa Length. Long; far (adv) (Wbr). (Fts)
Easter Island Roa-roa Tall (Wbr)
Easter Island E ko roa Soon (Wbr)
Easter Island Taʔe roa Easy (Wbr)
Hawaiian Loa Distant, long, tall (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Loo (pl. lloo) Long (used only in compounds) (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Loo/loo Long (Lbr)
Luangiua Lo/loa Long. Tall (Hbn). (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Roa Long (time or space); length (Krk)
Marquesas ʔOa Long (Dln)
Moriori Roa Long (Shd)
Moriori Hokoro(o) Delay; dilatory . Prolonged (Bke)
New Zealand Maori Roa Long, tall (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Loa/loa Long (Dye)
Niuatoputapu Loa Long (Dye)
Niue Loa Long, tall (Sph)
Nuguria Lo/lo High (Ray)
Nuguria Roo/roa High, tall, long (also of time) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Loo/loa Long (Fbg)
Nukumanu Ro/roa Long (adv) (post-verbal) (Trt)
Nukumanu Lo/lloa, lloa Long (Trt)
Nukumanu Se ro/roa Quickly, soon (Trt)
Nukuoro L/loa Long a (Crl)
Penrhyn Roa Long, tall (Sta)
Pukapuka Loa Long, tall (Bge)
Rapa Vai/roa Far (Grn)
Rapa Roa Long (Grn)
Rarotongan Roa Long a (Bse)
Rennellese Goa Length, tallness (Ebt)
Samoan Loa Long a (Prt)
Sikaiana Lo/loa (pl. l/loa) Long (Dnr)
Tahitian Roa Long (dans le temps ou l'espace) (Lmt)
Takuu Ro/roa/ Tall (Hwd)
Takuu Loa Long, tall, high (Mle)
Tikopia Roa Long (Fth)
Tikopia Loa Long (poetic) Problematic (Fth)
Tokelau Loa Long; length, span (Sma)
Tongan Loa Long a (Cwd)
Tongan Loa Ancient, long ago, tedious (Mar)
Tongan Loa loa Long, extended, tall; tallness (Mar)
Tuamotu Roa Long, tall; wide, extended... (Stn)
Tuvalu Loa Long, tall, high (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Loa (plural la/loa) Long (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Loa/loa For a long time, always, continuous (Ray)
West Uvea Loa Long, grand; (temps) long; (vent) réglé (Hmn)

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