Protoform: FAALOO.B [PN] Stretch (the body), extend (arm), crane, peer to see better

Description: Stretch (the body), extend (arm), crane, peer to see better
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *faro.2B

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Faaloo Stretch, put out (as hand) ; Être étendu; être allongé (bras, jambe) (Bgs)
East Uvea Faaloo Étendre (la main) (Faaloo te nima) (Rch)
Hawaiian Haaloo Peer, as with the hands shading the eyes; peep (Pki)
Luangiua Halloo Try to touch (Smd)
Mangaia ʔAaroo Peep out; stretch one's head (to see something distant; stretch one's hand (to take something) (Sta)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Faaroo Peep (Krk)
New Zealand Maori Whaaroo(roo) Stretched out at full length (Wms)
Nukumanu Haaro Reach out (hand) (Trt)
Nukuoro Haalo Extend one’s hand, reach out; expect things from others, and accept too readily (Crl)
Rapa ʔArooro To lie at full length (Sks)
Rarotongan ʔAaroo Peep, peek (Bse)
Rennellese Hagoo Reach for, bend over to reach (Ebt)
Samoan Faaloo Stretch [body], reach (for); tug, pull (Mnr)
Samoan Faaloo(loo) To stretch out (Prt)
Sikaiana Haalo Peep at someone, crane the neck to look (Dnr)
Takuu Haaroo (of arm or neck) Stretch, crane the neck, raise hand to reach something (Mle)
Tikopia Faaro Strain to see; crane one’s neck to peer (Fth)
Tokelau Faaloo Stretch, reach out, extend; crane (neck) (Sma)
Tokelau Faalooloo na lima Beg, plead (Sma)
Tongan Faloo Stretch oneself (esp in order to see something) (Cwd)
Tuvalu Fa(k)aloo To stretch (limbs) (Rby)

21 entries found

Download: Pollex-Text, XML Format.