Protoform: FOLA [AN] Spread out; spread

Description: Spread out; spread
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*0 >> PN *ma-fola, *fola-fola "announce, proclaim"
*1 Cf. PN *ta-fola.1 "be spread out", *tafola.2 "reef flat"
*4 POC *pola.
*5 PMP *belaj, *bilaj "spread out in the sun to dry", *bekelaj "spread out, unroll (mats, etc.), open out, unfold (as the hand); wide" (ACD).
*6 PAN *belaj (Dyn. 1971).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pora/pora Spread out (Yen)
East Futuna Fola Spread (Mfr)
East Uvea Fola Spread out (Rch)
Easter Island Hora/hora to spread (Chl)
Emae Foro/sia Spread out, as a mat (Cpl)
Hawaiian Hola Spread (Pki)
Ifira-Mele For/sia Spread out something (as mats) (Clk)
Luangiua Hola Spread out (Smd)
Mangareva ʔO/ʔora Spread out. Etendre un tapis, des vêtements sur le plancher; couvrir de terre un silo de fermentation. Déplier (des vêtements); unfold (clothes) (Atl). (Rch)
Mangareva Kou/ʔora Natte à mailles de grosseur moyenne qui servait de protection sur les radeaux (Rch)
Marquesas Ho/hoʔa Déployer, étendre, dérouler. Etaler, spread (Atl). (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Hora Spread (Wms)
Nggela Vora Lay down a mat (Fox)
Niue Fola To spread out (Sph)
Niue Fo/fola/,/fola/fola Spread (Sph)
Nuguria H/hora Spread out; scattered over (e.g. bird eggs over the sand, there are a lot of eggs); stretch, extend, spread out (mats, material) (Dvl)
Nukumanu S/sora (mult. sosora) Spread Phonologically Irregular (Trt)
Nukuoro Hola Spread out all over (Crl)
Penrhyn Hora Spread, dry in the sun (Sta)
Penrhyn Ho/hora Spread out; wide open (Sta)
Pukapuka Wola/wola Spread out (Bge)
Raʔivavae Hora (Obs.) To extend, spread out (Stn)
Raʔivavae Ho/hora To lay, spread out (as a covering or mat); to lay down lengthwise (as a log) (Stn)
Raʔivavae Hora/ʔiia Spread far out...far-extending (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔO/ʔora Spread out, unfold, unfurl (Bse)
Rennellese Hoga Spread, as mats (Ebt)
Rotuman Hola To spread out (e.g. a mat, a sheet) (Cwd)
Saʔa Hola Spread (Ivs)
Samoan Fola Spread (Prt)
Sikaiana Hola Spread out (Sps)
Sikaiana H(o)/hola, f/fola Spread out, unfold, lay out; find out whether a speech or narrative is true or not (Dnr)
Tahitian Ho/hora To open what was shut or closed, to spread or lay out; to open the hand with the palm upwards as a sign of agreement (Dvs)
Tahitian Ho(ra)/hora Déployer (Lmt)
Takuu Fora Spread out, unfold; stretch (one's leg); open (one's hand) (Hwd)
Takuu Hora, vora Spread out, unfold, stretch (one's legs), open (one's arms), distribute over an area; display (Mle)
Tikopia Fora Spread out, straighten out, unfold (Fth)
Tokelau Fola Strew (Sma)
Tongan Fola Spread (Cwd)
Tongan Foffolla To unfold, to spread out (Mar)
Tuamotu Hora Spread (Stn)
Tuvalu Fola Spread (v.t.) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hola, fola Be spread out; calm, flat (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Holo/ia, fola/ia Spread out, roll out (vt) (Hvn)
West Futuna Fo/foro-sia (ANI) To spread out Phonologically Irregular (Dty)
West Futuna Fora-sia (ANI) To form into buds (Dty)
West Futuna Rau/fora Plaited coconut frond (Cpl)
West Uvea Folo-sia Etendre (natte) Phonologically Irregular (Hmn)

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