Protoform: PAA.1 [MP] Enclosure, fence, wall

Description: Enclosure, fence, wall
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> MQ *paa-loa "seine", TA *uru-paa "fenced grove"
*3 PEO *baRa "fence" (Gty. 1990).
*4 POC *baRa "fence, wall, enclosure" (ACD) (LPO I:60,220)
*5 PMP *ba(l,r,R)a "pen, enclosure for domesticated animals" (ACD).
*8 Note. Inherited status of ROT unclear.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Paa Surround, encircle (Fts)
Fijian Baa Fish fence, enclosure (Cpl)
Hawaiian Paa Enclosure, fence (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Paa Wall (Clk)
Mangareva Paa Fence. Haie, clôture; les ailes d'une seine; chambre; rangs d'hommes mis en lignes (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kau/pa Fence, fold (Sve)
Marquesas Pa Enclosure. Clôture, palissade, barricade, fermeture, barrière, barrage; fermer, boucher, barrer, barricader, enclore. Muraille, obstacle quelconque (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Paa keʔaa Stone wall (I) (???)
Marquesas Pa/keʔa Muraille, mur en pierres. Mur de pierre, stone wall (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Pi/eke A detached part of a house, a kind of closet (Crk)
Marquesas Pa/iki Séparation, cloison en général; apartement, alcôve (Dln)
Marquesas Ea par, Towʔa A fort (Rbs)
Moriori Pa Fence . Obstacle (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Paa/ia Block up, act as barrier; blocked up, obstructed, dammed; stockade, fortified place; fish weir (Bgs)
Nggela Mbara Fence, lower loop of fence (Fox)
Niuafoʔou Paa Fish net (Tmo)
Niuatoputapu Paa Fish fence (Dye)
Niue Paa Fence (n); to close, to ban. To shut, to close (as a door etc.); to guard an entrance (Sph)
Nuguria Paa/nihi Fence, paling (around a village or house) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Paa hare Shelter (n) (Trt)
Nukumanu Paa/maro Curtain (Trt)
Penrhyn Paa Row, line; door; enclosure (Sta)
Penrhyn Paa/taro Wall screen (Sta)
Pukapuka Paa A fence (Mta)
Raʔivavae Pa Fortification (Zpn)
Rapa Pa Enclosure; fortified village (Sks)
Rapa Pa ika Fish weir (Sks)
Rarotongan Paa Row, line, column; door, gate, dam, fish-weir (Bse)
Rotuman Paa Paa. :Enclosure, fence (Cwd)
Roviana Bara Fence (Gty)
Saʔa Para Fence, enclosure (Ivs)
Samoan Paa Fence, wall (Prt)
Samoan Pa/mate, pa/moe Churchyard (Hvn)
Sikaiana Paa Enclosure, fence (Sps)
Tahitian Paa Fortification, rempart (Lmt)
Tahitian Pa A fence or hedge; a small enclosed place sacred to the young king or chief; also such a place sacred to the use of the upaupa dancers (Dvs)
Tokelau Paa Fence, wall, shield (Sma)
Tongan Paa Enclosure, fence, wall (Cwd)
Tuamotu Paa Palisaded enclosure (Obs.) (Stn)
Tupuaki Paa Door ("Old Tubuaian") (Atn)
Tuvalu Paa Fence (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Paa Fence, boundary. Stone fence; wall of house; protection (Lch). (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tutu/paa Protect, surround with protection (Hvn)
Waya Baa A fence or wall enclosing an area (Ply)
West Futuna Pa Wall of reeds or sticks (Dty)
West Futuna Fei/pa Gateway, fence, gate. Passage (culture) (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Pa/pa Walls of wild cane or coconut frond thatch (Dty)
West Futuna Kou/pa, kau/pa Fence (esp. of sticks) (Dty)
West Uvea Ba Mur, muraille (Hmn)

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