Protoform: LAPA.1A [MP] Flat, broad: *lapa(lapa)

Description: Flat, broad: *lapa(lapa)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*3 PEO *rapa (Gty. 1983).
*5 PMP *da(m)par "flachsein" (Dpf. 1938).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Lapa. Etre plat. Flat (Mfr)
Fijian Raba Breadth, width, broad, wide (Cpl)
Mangareva Rapa/rapa Of a flat shape (Tgr)
New Zealand Maori Rapa Anything broad or flat (Wms)
Niue Lapa/lapa To be flat; full (moon) (Sph)
Penrhyn Rapa Flat (Sta)
Pukapuka Lapa Flat, broad (Bge)
Pukapuka Lapa/lapa Wide, width (Mta)
Rarotongan Rapa/rapa Blade-shaped, flat-sided and tapering to an edge; fallen-in, not rounded (e.g. cheeks). To be of an oval shape, with somewhat flattened sides (Sve). (Bse)
Rennellese Gapa/gapa To be flat, smooth; to stretch wings (as a hen defending young); to crawl (Ebt)
Samoan Lapa Flat (Prt)
Samoan Sui/lapa/lapa Pelvic girdle around hip (McP)
Tahitian Rapa/rapa Square, as a part of a house (Dvs)
Tikopia Rapa Projecting, bulged, flanged, beaked Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fth)
Tongan Lapa/lapa Square with flat sides (esp. of a square bottle) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Rapa To be spread, flattened out (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ka/lapa Various types of flathead fish (Hnh)

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