Protoform: FOTA.2 [SO] Fishtrap

Description: Fishtrap
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*4 Cf. PNCV *voda 'stone platform or wall'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pota Fishtrap of stones. Stone fish trap set up on reef (Fbg). (Yen)
East Futuna Fota Fishtrap made of stones on the reef (Bgs)
Luangiua Hoka Fish trap (Smd)
Mangareva ʔOta Ecueil dans la mer, rocher sous-marin Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Mota Wona Fish fence of stones (Cdn)
Pukapuka Wota Run aground; wrecked Problematic (Mta)
Raʔivavae Hota A coral rock which rises above the level of lagoon waters (Stn)
Sikaiana Hota A fish trap, but with only two walls (kaupaa) leading into the trap (Dnr)
Tikopia Fota Converging lines of stones to assist netting fish (Fth)
Tokelau Fota V-shaped fishtrap (Sma)
Tuvalu Mata o fota Area of lagoon too deep to walk in Problematic (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako La/hora Fish trap with a narrow exit for nets (Lch)

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