Protoform: LOMA.1 [NP] Flood; high or rising tide

Description: Flood; high or rising tide
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *lolo.2 "flood", *loomaki.* "duck, dip under water".
*4 POC *lomak "flood (n,v), of sea" (LPO II:84).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Ifira-Mele R/roma High tide, to come in (of tide) (Clk)
Luangiua Loma Island Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
New Zealand Maori Roma Flood, flood tide, stream, current; channel (Wms)
Tuamotu Roma Flood (Stn)
Tuvalu Loma Overflow, rise up (of water) (Rby)
Tuvalu L/loma Flow freely (as milk from nipple) (Jsn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Loma Wave; break (of waves) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tai loma High tide or water (Grn)
West Futuna H/lom(a) High (tide) (Dty)
West Futuna Ko/lom/lome Tidal wave. La mer monte (Rve). (Cpl)
West Futuna Vei/loma/loma Full of water (said of yams) (Cpl)
West Futuna Lom/loma Rising, approaching high tide (of the sea). Monter (mer) (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Lo/loma Marée montante/haute; inondation de la mer (Hmn)

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