Protoform: FAKA-LELE [PN] Allow to go free; cause to run; let go

Description: Allow to go free; cause to run; let go
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *faka-.1, *lele "fly, run, leap"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pakarere te tiku A kind of fish drive (The people line up at low tide and run after the fish, chasing them into shallow water where they are speared or netted.) (Fbg)
Easter Island Hakarere Set something free, let loose. Let go, permit to go (e.g. a child to play) (Wbr). (Fts)
Hawaiian Haʔalele Leave, desert, abandon (Pki)
Mangareva ʔAkarere Faire voler, faire sauter (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Whakarere-mauri To startle, to give a fright to someone (Sve)
Marquesas Hakaʔeʔe Cesser, finir, couper court à..., ne plus agir; quitter, abandonner (Lch)
Moriori Hokorere Abandon, forsake, avoid; cast . Remainder (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Whakarere Cast away, reject, discard (Wms)
Niue Fakalele Cast away; sacrifice (Tgr)
Nukuoro Galele A method of fishing (casting with a pole) for tuna Problematic (Crl)
Nukuoro Karere To troll for bonito Problematic (Crn)
Nukuoro Galele A method of fishing (casting with a pole for tuna) Problematic (Crl)
Penrhyn Hakarere Fly (a kite) (Sta)
Pukapuka Wakalele Release, allow to fly, cause to run (Sby)
Samoan Faʔalele Release (bird or missile) (Prt)
Sikaiana Hakalele To make fly (Dnr)
Takuu Fakallee Release (fish, bird) and allow to escape (Hwd)
Takuu Fakalle/a Incite someone into spirit-possession (Hwd)
Tikopia Fakarere Cause to run; fly; startle, disturb (Fth)
Tokelau Fakalele Make something fly; (of birds) release, let go (Sma)
Tongan Fakalele Cause or allow to run; propel; run or conduct (a business etc.) (Cwd)
West Futuna Fakarere To scatter; finish up; completely (Cpl)
West Futuna Falele-kea To scatter (Cpl)
West Futuna Kalele/ŋa A swing; a rope for sick persons to raise themselves with (Cpl)

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