Protoform: LOFA.2 [PN] Extended, spread out (e.g.of a bird's wings)

Description: Extended, spread out (e.g.of a birdʔs wings)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> PN *ma-lofa

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Lofa Cerf-volant; planer (Btn)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Roha/roha Lie spread out (Bck)
Moriori Roha Expand (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Roha Spread out, expanded (as a bird's wings) (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Roha/roha Flutter (Wms)
Tikopia Rofa Extended (of wings, etc.) (Fth)
Tikopia Ropa Reach out, stretch out (hand) Problematic (Fth)
Tongan Lofa Cut through the air with outstretched wings; glide swiftly; kite (Cwd)
Tongan Lofa To hover as a bird (Mar)

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