Protoform: MA-TALA.A [PN] Untied, undone, open (as a blossom)

Description: Untied, undone, open (as a blossom)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *ma-.1, *tala.3 "untie"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Matara Untie, unfold (Yen)
East Futuna Matala Untied, open (as a flower) (Mfr)
East Uvea Matala Untied, open (as a flower) (Rch)
Easter Island Matara Untied (Fts)
Emae Mataratara Swell, grow (Cpl)
Hawaiian Makala Untied, undone (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Matala Split open Phonologically Irregular (Clk)
Luangiua Maakala Feeling good, free (Smd)
Mangareva Matara Untied (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Matara Come loose, be loosened (Krk)
Marquesas Metaʔa S'etendre au large (Dln)
Marquesas Mataʔa/taʔa Aller mieux (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Matara Untied, undone (Wms)
Niue Matala To bloom, blossom, open up (as flowers) (Sph)
Nukuoro Madala Unfastened (Crl)
Penrhyn Matara Untie; loose, untied; separated (Sta)
Pukapuka Maa/tala/tala Loose (of plaiting elements) (Bge)
Pukapuka Matala Lucky (Bge)
Rarotongan Matara Untied, undone (Bse)
Rennellese Mataga Open, as coconut sheath, blossom v (Ebt)
Samoan Matala Untied, undone (Prt)
Sikaiana Matala Untied (Dnr)
Tahitian Matara Etre défait, être relaché (lien, amarre), être déboulonné; ouvert, être ouvert; pardonner un péché (Lmt)
Tahitian Matara To be forgiven a crime Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Takuu Matara Separated; undone, untied, unravelled; (of bivalve) open; (of overcast sky) open up, allow sun to break through (Mle)
Tikopia Maatara Open out, as a flower, leaves (Fth)
Tokelau Matala Be open, become open (Sma)
Tongan Matala Come off, come away, separated, to be (Cwd)
Tuamotu Matara Untied, undone (Stn)
Tuvalu Matala Untied, open (as a flower) (Rby)

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