Protoform: PULA.2B [MP] Stare

Description: Stare
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*4 POC *bulat 'open eyes wide, stare with round eyes' (ACD)
*5 PMP *bulat 'open eyes wide, stare with round eyes' (ACD)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pu/pura To wake up (Fbg)
Easter Island Pu/pura To look fixedly, to stare (Kvt)
Kapingamarangi Bula Bulging eyes ("bug-eyed" as a person who sees a ghost) (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Pula To gape (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Bula/bula To stare (Lbr)
Niue Pu/pula To stare. To glare (McE). (Sph)
Niue Pula To stare vacantly (McE)
Nukuoro Pula Open eyes widely (Crl)
Pukapuka Pu/pula To stare, look without seeing (Bge)
Rennellese Puga Look (Ebt)
Samoan Pu/pula Look, stare; have sight, be able to see (Prt)
Tikopia Pula Open eyes, become alert, stare Problematic (Fth)
Tokelau Pu/pula Open the eyes (Sma)

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