Protoform: SOPO.C [PN] Rise (of sun or moon)

Description: Rise (of sun or moon)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*8 Note. All meanings appear to have been PPN, probably with the idea of sudden motion.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Sopo Appear above horizon (of heavenly bodies) (Mfr)
Ifira-Mele Sopo (Sun, moon etc.) rise (Clk)
Luangiua Sopo Rise (Smd)
Niue Hopo/mate Last night of the last quarter of the moon (Sph)
Nuguria Sopo, hopo Rise (of sun) (Dvl)
Nuguria Sobo/kana East (Ray)
Nukumanu Hopo Rise (of star, sun) (Trt)
Nukuoro Sobo Rise (of sun) (Crl)
Samoan Sopo/lagi Applied to morning star as it passed over the heavens and became the evening star (Prt)
Sikaiana Sopo te laa Last part of dawn sequence when the sun rises above horizon (Dnr)
Takuu Sopo (of the sun or moon) Rise, come up (Mle)
Tongan Hopo Rise (of sun or moon) (Cwd)
West Uvea Sopo, sopokia Jaillir (soleil, lune) se lever (Hmn)

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