Protoform: POLA.1 [MP] Plaited coconut leaf

Description: Plaited coconut leaf
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> NP *taa-pola, XO *pola-pola
*3 PEO *bola "coconut leaves woven together for any purpose, including mats, baskets, thatch" (LPO I:81)
*5 PMP *belag' (Dpf).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pora Coconut leaf mat used to cover a canoe when it is not being used... (Fbg)
East Futuna Pola Panier en palmes de cocotier tressées... (Mfr)
East Uvea Pola Feuille de cocotier tressée pour couvrir les maisons; petit panier en feuilles de cocotier grossièrement tressé pour le poisson que l'on fait cuire à l'umu (Rch)
Easter Island Pora Reed basket (Fts)
Emae Pora Plaited panel of green coconut fronds (Cpl)
Fijian Bola Mat of plaited coconut leaf (Cpl)
Hawaiian Pola Flap, as of a loincloth or sarong; tail of a kite; platform or high seat between the canoes of a double canoe Uncertain Semantic Connection (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Pora Coconut leaf mat used in house wall (Clk)
Luangiua Pola Large carrying kit for food (Smd)
Luangiua Poola Mats for use in oven (Smd)
Luangiua Pora Palmenwedel [palm fronds] (Sar)
Mangareva Pora Plaited mat. Natte (terme générique) (Rch). (Jnu)
Mangareva Pora Natte (terme générique); échafaudage servant à établir un radeau; siège élevée d'un chef sur un radeau (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Haka/pora/pora Decorate (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pora Coconut leaf mat, sitting mat. Coconut leaves plaited double for house thatching purposes (Sve) (Bck)
Marquesas Poʔa Dry coconut leaf (i). Feuille de cocotier (Lch). Coconut (Mtu). (Dln)
Marquesas ʔAu poʔa, ʔou poʔa (NKH) Palme de cocotier; frond of coconut tree (Chf)
Marquesas Póa A branch of the cocoa nut tree designed for thatching (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Pora Coarse cloak, floor mat (Wms)
Niue Pola Plaited coconut leaves (used in various ways, such as mats, walls, door, thatch for the roof) (Sph)
Nuguria Hare pora Hut (temporary house for fishermen, two walls or four walls and a door) (Dvl)
Nuguria Pora Plaited coconut leaves; mats made of them (used to cover canoes) (Dvl)
Penrhyn Pora Plaited coconut leaf for thatch (Sta)
Pukapuka Pola A coconut leaf plaited and used on houses (Sby)
Rennellese Poga Plaited coconut leaves formerly used as house walls or as temple roof.... (Ebt)
Rotuman Pora Coconut leaf used for walls etc. Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Pola A plaited coconut leaf, used to enclose the sides of a house (Prt)
Sikaiana Pola Roof mats of a house, woven from coconut leaves (Dnr)
Takuu Pora Coconut leaf mat used for walls or roof of a house; mat with food on it, as a formal presentation (Mle)
Tikopia Pora Small, plaited coconut leaf mat (Fth)
Tokelau Pola Bundle of thatch material (Sma)
Tongan Pola Plaited coconut leaves used for making walls or roof, or as a food-tray; kind of fishing net made of plaited coconut leaves... (Cwd)
Tongan Bawla Matting made of the branches of the cocoa-nut tree, with which houses are thatched (Mar)
Tuamotu Poora Mat of dried Pandanus leaf (Stn)
Tuvalu Pola A plaited blind (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pola Blind, leaf wall. (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pola Carved wooden plank that is the windward platform between riser box and shelter (of Te Puke canoe) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Gge)
Waya Bola Basket, traditionally woven from coconut leaves (Ply)
West Uvea Pola Natte en feuilles de cocotier (Hmn)

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