Protoform: LAFO.1 [PN] Ceremonial presentation of wealth

Description: Ceremonial presentation of wealth
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian I/lavo Money (Cpl)
Fijian Lavo/taka Choose, pick, cull Problematic (Cpl)
Luangiua ʔAho Pay Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Rennellese Gaho A gesture in such dances ad hakatege or near the end of the suahogi, with head bending forward and hands outstretched Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ebt)
Samoan Lafo Presentation of fine mats to orator (Prt)
Tokelau Laafo/ga Tax, contribution, subscription, collection (Sma) (Sma)
Tongan Lafo Present fine mats when chief dies (Cwd)
Tuvalu Lafo Pay tax (Rby)

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