Protoform: RARA.1 [AN] Heat over fire to smoke, grill, roast (of food) or render supple (of leaves): *(l,r)a(l,r)(gi)

Description: Heat over fire to smoke, grill, roast (of food) or render supple (of leaves): *(l,r)a(l,r)(gi)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*1 Cf. PN *lagi-a
*4 POC *rara9 "heat something or warm oneself by fire" (LPO I:83,153,294); "be warm, hot (of sun); be warmed or heated by fire or sun" (LPO II:156).
*6 PAN *da9da9 "broil; warm oneself or something near a fire" (ACD).
*8 NIU, TON lala are considered to be borrowed.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Rara Roast something on a spit over an open fire (Fbg)
East Futuna Lala Heat, grill . Fumer (du poisson); assouplir les feuilles de bananier au four (pour en envelopper les mets "faikai") (Bgs)
East Uvea Lala Se chauffer, s'approcher du feu pour se chauffer; exposer au feu, faire cuire du poisson à la fumée (Rch)
Easter Island Rara Chamuscar, calentar ropa cerca del fuego para secarla (Fts)
Fijian Rara-ga Heat sticks or leaves in order to supple them, as banana leaves in which to do up puddings (Hzd)
Fijian Rara Warm oneself at a fire (Cpl)
Hawaiian Lala Warm up, cook over fire (Pki)
Hawaiian ʔOo/lala Wilt, as pandanus leaves over a fire for plaiting (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Rara Cook on hot coals, roast (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Lala Heat up (Lbr)
Mangareva Rara Faire passer un bois au feu pour le dresser; y passer des feuilles pour les rendre souples; des vêtements pour les sécher; faire voir le feu, i.e. cuire quelque chose à la hâte (Rch)
Mangareva Mu/rara Etre d'une cuisson facile (Rch)
Marquesas Kaka, ʔaʔa (MQN), rara (Ua Pou) Braiser, faire sécher, faire griller sur le feu. Torréfier, griller (Dln). (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Rara Spread out on stage (e.g. to dry or be grilled); be scattered about (Bgs)
Nuguria Rara Smoke (fish) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Lala Roast (Crl)
Nukuoro Lal/lala Warm oneself by the fire (Crl)
Penrhyn Rara Roast, smoke fish (Sta)
Pukapuka Lala To bleach Pandanus leaves by passing them over a fire ; to grill, roast over fire (Sby)
Rarotongan Rara Cook food by turning over on fire (Bse)
Rennellese Gaga Smoke, as fish on a fire (Ebt)
Rotuman Rara Toast, roast (Cwd)
Saʔa Rara To be hot (Ivs)
Sikaiana Lala Warm up (Dnr)
Tahitian Rara To scorch over or on the fire (Dvs)
Takuu Llaa Heat something over a fire; grill, smoke (fish etc.); warm by fire; heat earlobe with hot oil...; put a crooked stick briefly in the fire then apply pressure to straighten it while still hot (Mle)
Tikopia Rara Dry over fire (Fth)
Tokelau Lala Cook (Sma)
Tongan Lala Half-cook, cook lightly (of fish) Problematic (Cwd)
Tongan Aa Heat leaves over fire (Cwd)
Tongan Aa/ngaki To dry in front of the fire. Raviver (le feu, un malade par la moyen du feu) (Btn). (Cwd)
Tuamotu Rara Cook over fire, grill, smoke (Stn)
Tuvalu Lala Apply heat to a stick to straighten it (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lala Be dried (Hvn)
West Futuna Rara Fireplace for cooking fish (Dty)
West Uvea Lala (ina) Gril, fumoir; griller, fumer (poisson); sécher (poisson) [Heo Dialect]; passer (la feuille) au feu pour l'assouplir (Hmn)

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