Protoform: LAGI-A [PN] Heat over fire to smoke, grill, roast (of food) or render supple (of leaves): *la(a)gi-a

Description: Heat over fire to smoke, grill, roast (of food) or render supple (of leaves): *la(a)gi-a
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *rara.1

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Raagia Pass briefly through the fire (to soften leaves or straighten wood) (Cpl)
Hawaiian Laania Warm, toast or wilt over a fire, as young pandanus leaves (Pki)
Hawaiian ʔOo/lani Toast over a fire, broil, warm in sunlight (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Raagia Toast, warm up cooked food (Clk)
New Zealand Maori Raa-ngia Passive of rara (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Rangirangi Roast, scorch, dry at a fire (Wms)
Niue Lagi To heat something over a fire; to smoke (food) (Sph)
Niue Lagi/lagi To warm something or someone or oneself at a fire; to heat (e.g. coconut cream) (Sph)
Nukuoro Laangia Heat up on an open flame, as in shaping wood (Crl)
Samoan La/lagi Place (esp.) banana or breadfruit leaves on hot stones to make them more supple (and therefore easier to use as wrapping material) (Mnr)
Samoan La/lagi To broil (used before chiefs for tunu) (Prt)
Samoan Laagi/lagi Warm anything at the fire (Prt)
Tokelau La/lagi (Of pandanus leaves) sear on a fire in preparation for drying and weaving. Cook by roasting over a fire (esp. fish, crabs, birds) (Sma)
Tokelau Lagi/lagi (Of pigs and sharks) sear and scorch lightly in preparation for easy cleaning of the skin). Warm over fire (one's hands or feet) (Sma)
Vaeakau-Taumako Langia Heat something over fire to keep it preserved or to make it soft to be formed (Hvn)
West Futuna Rangi-a Put a thing on the fire to cook. Assouplir feuilles au feu (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Laangia Gril, fumoir; griller, fumer (poisson); sécher (poisson) [Heo Dialect]; passer (la feuille) au feu pour l'assouplir [Heo Dialect] (Hmn)

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