Protoform: SILA.1A [CP] Glance, look sideways

Description: Glance, look sideways
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific
Notes:

*2 PCP *jila "look sideways, squint" (Gty. 1991).
*4 POC *(j,s)ila(k) 'glance around' (LPO V:497). [CP + Bauro]
*5 PMP *zilak 'cross-eyed' (ACD) [Old Javanese + Rotuman]

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Hila Regarder de cote (Rch)
Easter Island Hira Turn eyes away (Chl)
Emae S/sira/ Look at, look towards, face (Cpl)
Fijian Ci/cila/ Hole in a pot, chink in a door Problematic (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Sira Look at (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Hila To glance; look after, care for (Lbr)
Luangiua Sila Crooked Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Marquesas Tiʔohi haka/hiʔa/ Regarder par cote (Dln)
Niue Hela To glance, to look furtively at something or someone Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Niue Mata/hela Cross-eyed (Sph)
Nuguria H/hila Search for (Dvl)
Nukuoro Sila Look for (Crl)
Pukapuka Yi/yila/ Eyes opened wide (Mta)
Pukapuka Yila Light, shine Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sby)
Rennellese Siga Look at, glance (Ebt)
Samoan Sila/sila See, watch (Prt)
Takuu S/sila Slanted, crooked; bent; (of one’s eyes) cross-eyed (Mle)
Tongan Hila Turn eyes away, glance (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ila See, look; wait (Hvn)
West Futuna (H)sira (trans. sire/ia) To look; open one's eyes (Dty)
West Futuna Sara To see, behold Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)

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