Protoform: MA-QOPO [PN] Compact, packed together

Description: Compact, packed together
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *qopo "put things together in contact with each other".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Maʔopo Etre bien rangé; être bien en tas (pierres, bois) (Mfr)
East Futuna Maʔopo/ʔopo Se rassembler; être réuni (Mfr)
Luangiua Haa/ŋaupoo Collect Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Luangiua Ha/ŋaʔopo Heap up Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
New Zealand Maori Maopo/ Shrink back, wince Problematic (Wms)
Niue Maopo Crushed, as a tin etc. Out of shape (Sph). (McE)
Niue Maopo/opo To complete, round off, tidy (McE)
Niue Maopo, malopo Out of shape Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nuguria Haka/naopo Pile up, heap up Phonologically Irregular (Dvl)
Nuguria Naopo Stand neatly (vi) Phonologically Irregular (Dvl)
Pukapuka Maopo Neatly gathered together, tidily collected in a pile (Bge)
Rennellese Maʔopo Tightly woven or thatched; crowded, tightly packed (Ebt)
Rennellese Maʔopo/ʔopo To be spread, as undivided tails of fish (Ebt)
Samoan Maaopo/opo Well-wrapped, firm, compact, solid, well organised. Unity, togetherness (McP). (Prt)
Sikaiana Naopo Collected together Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Takuu Naaopo Gathered or collected together Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tikopia Faka/maopo Collect; assemblage (Fth)
Tokelau Maopo Be or come together in one lot (not usually of people) (Sma)
Tokelau Maaopo/opo Be gathered together (of people), well organized (Sma)
Tongan Maʔopo Fitted closely together, packed (closely but not uncomfortably) of buildings, people, boat, cargo (Cwd)
Tongan Maʔopo/ʔopo Packed or fitted together very closely; compact, dense, solid (Cwd)
Tongan Maaʔopo/ʔopo Completely furnished and fitted out, tidy, neatly and properly arranged (Cwd)

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