Protoform: FARO.2A [PN] Stretch (by pulling), tighten lashing

Description: Stretch (by pulling), tighten lashing
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *faaloo.A

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea (Fa(ʔo))faʔo Etirer (corde), étendre Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Easter Island Haro Pull, draw, haul, lengthen, raise, stretch, tune (Fts)
Mangareva Na/naro Corde d'arc; bander, serrer (un arc); redresser (un bois) par le moyen du feu Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Faro Lashing of canoe join (Bck)
Niue Fao Stretch; to stretch something out of shape (Sph)
Nukumanu Halo Pole lashed across outrigger booms parallel to hull of canoe (Fbg)
Rarotongan Aro To lash, or lace, as the sides of a canoe with sinnet; to bind the outrigger to a canoe with sinnet; the gun-whale, or that part of the upper strcutre that is lashed to the main canoe part Phonologically Irregular (Sve)
Rotuman Fao/ʔaki Lead by the hand, pull along by hand Borrowed (Cwd)
Tokelau Fa/falo Pull, stretch (Sma)
Tongan Fao Stretch tight, make taut (Cwd)
Tuvalu F/falo Stretch (rope) (Jsn)

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