Protoform: LAFO.2 [PN] A throwing game played with discs

Description: A throwing game played with discs
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *tupe "disc used in game"
*5 PMP *lambeg "throw, cast" (ACD). [Based on PN + Maranao]

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Lafo Lancer le palet au jeu de tupe (Mfr)
East Uvea Lafo Espèce de jeu de palet ou on fait glisser les lafo sur une natte; jeter, lancer à plat (Btn)
Fijian I/lavo Disc-shaped seed of the waalai vine (Bgs)
Luangiua La/laho Fishing by line from shore Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Niuatoputapu Lafo/lafo Fishing for shallow water snapper on the windward reef flat (Dye)
Samoan Lafo/ga Traditional game played with discs (Prt)
Tokelau Lafo Throw, cast; contribute, donate; state (opinion); post (letter) (Sma)
Tongan Lafo Kind of disc-throwing game (Cwd)
Tongan Laffo To throw or pitch (Mar)
Tuvalu Lafo A tossing game (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laho Operculum (cat's eye) of green turban shell. Kneecap (Lch). (Hvn)

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