Protoform: LUA.1 [MP] Hole, pit

Description: Hole, pit
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*4 POC *lua(9) "hole, pit, cave" (RPO I:60).
*5 PMP *lia9 "hole, pit, cave (Grn & Ply).
*51 PMP *lua9 "hole in the ground" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ruo Hole Problematic (Fbg)
East Futuna Lua Hole, pit, tomb, grave, etc. (Bgs)
East Uvea Luo Hole, pit Problematic (Rch)
Easter Island Rua Cave, hollow, ditch, pit, hole, beaten path, grave. Hole, grave (referring only to the open grave pit) (Wbr). (Chl)
Emae Rua Hole (Cpl)
Hawaiian Lua Hole, pit (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Rua Hole, pit (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Lua Hole, cave (Lbr)
Luangiua Lua Hole (Smd)
Luangiua Lua Pit (Hbn)
Mangareva Rua Hole, pit (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rua Hole, opening (Krk)
Marquesas ʔua Hole, pit (Dln)
Moriori Rua Hole (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Rua Hole, pit (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Luo Pit Borrowed (Dye)
Niue Luo Hole, pit (Sph)
Nuguria Rua/lua Hole (in ground etc.), hollow, cave (Dvl)
Nuguria Rua tuai Höhle (Ths)
Nuguria Keri te/luo Graben (Ths)
Nukumanu Rua Den; hole; pit (Trt)
Penrhyn Rua Hole, pit (Sta)
Pukapuka Lua Hole, grave (Bge)
Rapa Rua Pits (used in war) (Sks)
Rarotongan Rua Hole, pit (Bse)
Rennellese Gua Hole, pit (Ebt)
Rotuman Te/lua/ Hole, pit Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Lua Hole, pit (Prt)
Samoan Lua/ʔi Hole (prepared for planting taro, yam, etc.). Pit in which fermented food is produced and stored (McP). (Mnr)
Sikaiana Lua Hole, pit (Dnr)
Tahitian Rua A hole, pit, aperture (Dvs)
Takuu Rua Depression, hole in ground (Mle)
Tikopia Rua Hole, pit, gully, grave, trough (Fth)
Tokelau Lua A big hole or pit in the ground (Sma)
Tongan Luo Hole, pit (Cwd)
Tongan Loóö A hole, a pit, a valley (Mar)
Tuamotu Rua Hole, pit (Stn)
Tuvalu Lua Hole, pit (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lua/ki Grave, hole, pit (Ray)
West Futuna Rua Hole dug in ground for cooking or burying trash; pit (Dty)
West Futuna Ruo/ki/nea, ruakina (Cpl), roukinia (Rve) The cooking oven (Dty)
West Futuna Ro/ki/nea Depression made in the ground to use for cooking, stone oven (Dty)
West Uvea Lua Trou (artificiel); tombe; fossé (Hmn)

43 entries found

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