Protoform: PALA.4 [PN] Smear, smudge: *pala(-i,-ngi,-si)

Description: Smear, smudge: *pala(-i,-ngi,-si)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *pala.1
*8 *pala-si originally, *pala-i an EC innovation

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Paala/si Se répandre, répandre (Mfr)
East Uvea Pala/hi Gâter, être gâté, laisser perdre, être en grande quantité (Rch)
Easter Island Para/i Tiznar; ensuciarse con porqueria. To smudge, to soil (Fts)
Hawaiian Paala/ni Paint or daub lightly, especially to paint tapa in light shades (Pki)
Luangiua Paala/i Dress with medicine (Smd)
Mangareva Para/i Oindre; anoint with oil. (Chf)
Marquesas Ta/paí Barbouiller, enduire, teindre; coller (Dln)
Marquesas Tapí To anoint or daub; to stick on (Crk)
Niue Pala/i To taste Problematic (Sph)
Nuguria Paara/i Paint (vt) (Dvl)
Nuguria Para/i Paint one's own or another person's body (e.g. with kaauna) (Dvl)
Penrhyn Para/i Trowel (Sta)
Rarotongan Para/i To paint over, to smear over. Daub, paint, smear (Bse)
Rarotongan Para/ngi Run (of ink or paint); form a smear, blot, smudge or vague blur, swim (before the eyes) (Bse)
Rotuman Para/si To smear, besmear (Cwd)
Samoan Pala/si Brush (n) Borrowed (Prt)
Samoan Pala/i Trowel. Problematic (Prt)
Tahitian Para/i Enduire, crépir. To daub, blot, obliterate (Dvs). (Lmt)
Takuu Para/sia Smear, smudge (Mle)
Takuu Paara/i Paint, smear (Mle)
Tikopia Para/si Smear on, as pigment on body (Fth)
Tongan Pala/hi To smear or smudge (Cwd)
Tuamotu Para/i Daub, apply with a brush (Stn)
Tuvalu Palaa/si To be spread around, splattered everywhere (Rby)

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