Protoform: SOLO.4 [PN] Move in numbers, throng, procession. (adv.) here and there, all about

Description: Move in numbers, throng, procession. (adv.) here and there, all about
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *solo-aki "pass along", *solo-ga "succession, lineage"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Soro/a Grouped together, in quantities (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Holo/agi To bustle about (many people) (Lbr)
Niue Ho/holo To continue (of bad habits) (Sph)
Niue Holo/loa Frequently, always, regularly (Sph)
Pukapuka Yolo Go, move. To move along or over (of people) (Bge). (Mta)
Pukapuka Yolo/nga Movement of people (Sby)
RaŹ”ivavae Horo To move in a continuous line or direction; to run, swarm (as a school of fish)... (Stn)
Rennellese Sogo Come, go, move alongside; line up heaps, as of yams or taro; go aground, as whales (Ebt)
Samoan Solo Procession, parade, line, row. Along, from place to place (Prt)
Samoan So/solo To spread (of illness) (McP)
Tikopia Soro Persist; importune; frequent; follow in sequence; crowd around; and other abstract terms indicating iteration, repetition of behaviour; continually, persistently (Fth)
Tokelau Holo Procession, parade; move in procession. All about, everywhere, up and down (Sma)
Tongan Holo Pass along in a continuous stream, follow one another in close succession, (shellfish) come out onto sand or rocks in large numbers, (people) go or come one after another with gifts. Adv. Here and there, in various places, hither and thither, in various directions (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako He/olo/naki Delivering of twin babies Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)

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