Protoform: FAKA-LANU [PN] Rinse with fresh water

Description: Rinse with fresh water
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *faka-.1,2, *ranu.a

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Paka/ranu To wash off one's self or another object in fresh water after it has been immersed in the sea (Fbg)
East Futuna Fakalanu Rinse with fresh water (Bgs)
East Uvea Fakalanu Rinse in fresh water (Rch)
Ifira-Mele Fakanaru-mia Rinse (oneself) in fresh water (Clk)
Luangiua Haalaŋu Rinse off with fresh water; water plants (Smd)
Niue Fakalanu To wash away salt water; to drink with food, wash down food (Sph)
Nukuoro Hagalanu Rinse off salt water from the body (with fresh water) (Crl)
Rennellese Hakaganu Fill with liquid (Ebt)
Samoan Faʔalanu To wash off salt water; prevent the effects supposed to arise from eating tapui nuts; remit punishment; remove offence by undergoing a penalty (Prt)
Takuu Hakaranu Rinse oneself with fresh water after swimming or bathing in the sea; water (a plant); add water to another liquid, dilute (Mle)
Tikopia Fakaranu Cause to flow, wash, ritually sprinkle, asperge (Fth)
Tokelau Fakalanu Rinse off salt water with fresh water; dye or colour with dye (Sma)
Tongan Fakalanu Neutralize, counteract (a spell) by countermagic (Cwd)
Tuvalu Fakalanu Bathe in fresh water after a swim (Rby)
Tuvalu Faka/la/lanu Dye (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hualanu/mia Rinse in fresh water (Hvn)

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