Protoform: FUGA.1 [OC] (Upper) surface

Description: (Upper) surface
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*3 PEO *pu9a.
*4 Cf. POC *pu9a-pu9a “mountain” (LPO II:50).
*41 POC *pupu9-an "ridge of the roof" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Punga Top surface of something (Fbg)
Anuta Punga pare Ceiling, roof (Fbg)
Anuta Punga/a/vaka Deck of ship or top of canoe (Fbg)
East Futuna Fuga Upper surface. Le dessus; sommet, cîme, faîte; au-dessus (Mfr). (Bgs)
East Futuna Fuga/ni Pubis (Mfr)
East Uvea Fuga Surface, dessus, haut, cîme, faîte (Rch)
Emae Fugafare Reeds in roof of house (Cpl)
Luangiua Hu/huŋa vae Calf Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Nggela Vunga Shallow (Fox)
Niue Fuga Surface of something, top (Sph)
Tikopia Funga Low, of tide (Fth)
Tongan Funga Top, surface (Upper) (Cwd)
Tongan Foonga The beach; the deck of a vessel; the top or summit of a hill where it is flat; the top of any thing (Mar)
Tongan Funga/ni Top row of flowers on an ornamental girdle; specially tasty thing eaten last; what is better than all the others (Cwd)
West Futuna Foga/(h)ma Reef, shoal, sandbar (esp. lower or deeper sections of reef, below kasifa, which is the reef visible at low tide) Problematic (Dty)

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