Protoform: FISO.1 [AN] Froth, foam

Description: Froth, foam
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*1 Cf. PN *pusa.2 "foam, vapour, smoke"
*4 POC *puso "foam, froth, slime" (LPO II:97).
*6 PAN *bujeq "foam, bubbles, lather, scum, froth" (ACD)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Fiho Ecume, glaire, ecumer (Btn)
Easter Island Hiho Flow Uncertain Semantic Connection (Wbr)
Fijian Vuso Froth, foam Problematic (Cpl)
Marquesas Hiho/hiho Turbulent Problematic (Dln)
Niue Fiho Froth, foam (McE)
Rennellese Bulo Be turbulent (as water) . Borrowed (Bst)
Tongan Fiho Phlegm. (Cwd)
West Futuna Fiso Foam, bubbles on a surface as boiling water; to boil, foam (as breaking waves), bubble up (Dty)

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