Protoform: PORO.1 [PN] Give instructions, make announcement

Description: Give instructions, make announcement
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> PN *poro-qaki

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Polo Compliment à ceux qui arrivent, à ceux qui apportent quelque chose (Gzl)
Hawaiian Polo Special prayer offered to spirits of the dead (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Bolo According to, in order to, that (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Hai bolo Say that (Lbr)
Luangiua Polo Parent teaching child manners; advice (Smd)
Mangareva Pooro Appeler quelqu'un (Rch)
Nukumanu Poro/poro Teach (Trt)
Nukumanu Poro nattaa Hard-hearted (plural) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Trt)
Nukuoro Bolo Make a will; according to (Crl)
Nukuoro Bolo age Bequeath (Crl)
Nukuoro Hai bolo Think that (Crl)
Rarotongan Poro Give parting or farewell instructions, express wish on parting (Sve)
Samoan Polo/ga Slave (Prt)
Samoan Polo Cut fish in pieces; serve kava to chiefs Problematic (Prt)
Sikaiana Polo/polo To promise, to make a commitment; (often) to marry (Dnr)
Sikaiana Polo The death wish or requests a dying man makes to his family (Dnr)
Tahitian Poro Publier, annoncer. A crier, or herald; to cry, proclaim or publish, as the messenger of the king, or as the priests did (Dvs). (Lmt)
Takuu Poro Advise, give advice Borrowed (Mle)
Tikopia Poro Command; issue formal invitation (Fth)
Tuamotu Poro Proclaim, announce (Stn)
Tuvalu Polo/ga Outcast, slave; an obligation a family has to exercise its superior skill when requested, e.g. turtle catching (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Polo/polo/a Advice, look after (according to the last words or message a persons gives someone before they part) (Hvn)
West Futuna Poro/kina To invite (Cpl)

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