Protoform: FAQA.3 [PN] To burst, split or be cut open *fa(q)a

Description: To burst, split or be cut open *fa(q)a
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> PN *ma-faqa, *faqa-i
*4 POC *paqas "split lengthwise" (ACD).
*5 PMP *baqas "split lengthwise" (ACD). [Based on PN and Manobo]

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua Haa Slit (Smd)
Luangiua Haa/haa Split, cut open; hatch (Smd)
Marquesas Po, hor Cracked (Rbs)
Marquesas Po/haa. Po/ha (Atl). Eclater, crever, se fendre, se casser. Brisé, broken, éclaté. Eclater en morceaux (pierres de four); explode into pieces (oven stones) (Atl). (Lch)
Marquesas Pu/hwáu A chink or fissure; to crack or break to pieces (Crk)
Nuguria Ha/fa Cut (wood) (Ray)
Nuguria Haa Split (open); operate (Dvl)
Nuguria H/haa (singular object), haa/haa (plural object) Break (cup), split (vt) (Dvl)
Rennellese Haa To be born Problematic (Ebt)
Rennellese Haʔa/haʔa To cut into pieces; to cut intervening sections in a canoe log (Ebt)
Rennellese Haʔa To be cracked (Ebt)
Rennellese Haʔa/sia To be cut, as feet on coral or stone (Egt)
Rotuman Faʔa To tear, rend; tear or break off Borrowed (Cwd)
Sikaiana H/haa To chop (Dnr)
Takuu F/faa/ To split, cut, or break open something (esp. coconuts); perform a surgical operation; (of an egg) hatch (Mle)
Tongan Faa To burst or split open (sep. of something containing liquid); (of river) to overflow, be in flood (Cwd)

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