Pollex Reconstructed Protoforms

Level Reconstruction Description
FAQELE Mother of (newborn) child; childbirth *faqele(qele)
FAQELU Wipe anus
FAQI Rite, perform ritual: *fa(q)i
FAQI-AVA Channel, passage through reef (Clk)
FAQI-FAQI-TAKI Imitate
FAQI-TOTOKA Entrance, doorway: *faqi-(to)toka
FAQO.1A Peg used for fastening, wooden nail
FAQO.1B Put into, pack in *(fa)faqo
FAQO.1C Bore a hole, perforate, hole
FAQO.2 Lie facing up or down (with directionals)
FAQU-LUA Sea-going craft, probably specifically a double-canoe *f(a,o)qu-lua
FAQU.1 Tie, lash; build
FAQU.2 Garland for head, headband
FARA Pandanus
FARO.1 Scrape, rub
FARO.2A Stretch (by pulling), tighten lashing
FARO.2B Stretch (the body); stretch out a limb; stretch to see or reach
FARU.1 Pillage, take by force
FARU.2 Soft mud
FASA Insane
FASI.A Split, cleave: *fa((q)a)si
FASI.B Cut (yams, taro) in pieces
FASI.C Beat, kill
FASU Sister's son
FATA-FATA Chest, upper body
CK FATA-MIRA A raised seat or platform: Fata-mira
FATA.1 Shelf, platform
FATA.2 Gape; gap
FATA.3 Prepare an oven for lighting
FATARA Platform, stage; food storage structure
FATI-GA Joint, esp. knee or elbow
FATI-GA-LEQO Larynx, voice
FATI-UKU Unit of measure from outstretched hand to bend of the other elbow (Clk)
FATI.A Break, be broken (including a wave)
FATI.B Bend, curve, form an angle
FATI.C Turn
FATI.D Tune, melody
FATITILI.* Thunder: *fa(a)(ti)tili
SF FATOTO Eat then! (Term used in anger)
FATU-AKI Begin weaving; plan
FATU-GA.2 Edge, border (of mat or garment)
FATU-KALAA Kind of volcanic stone
FATU-MANAVA Heart
FATU-QARIKI High chief
FATU-TILI Thunder
FATU.1A Weave, plait
FATU.1B Compose, construct, invent
FATU.1C To fold: (*fa-fatu, *fatu-qi)
FATU.2A Stone
FATU.2B Kidney

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