Protoform: TA-FOLA.1 [OC] Be spread out *ta(a)fola

Description: Be spread out *ta(a)fola
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*1 Cf. PN *fola "spread out (vt)", *tafola "reef flat"
*4 POC (?) *ta-pola(s) "spread out (as of a mat); wide" (LPO II:201).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Tafola Répandre, divulguer; déployé (Rch)
Mangareva Taʔora Trou peu profond ou l'on met des fruits à pain Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Tahora Spread out, lay out (Wms)
Niue Tafola Scattered about (McE)
Pukapuka Tawola Spread out in the open (Sby)
Rennellese Ta(a)hoga To lie down or spread out (pl.) (Ebt)
Samoan Tafola Spread out (plural) (Mnr)
Takuu Taahora/na Large flat area of land; plain (Mle)
Takuu Taahora Very smooth or flat (Mle)
Takuu Tafora Flat (of a piece of land) (Hwd)
Tongan Tafola To spread out (vi) or become scattered untidily (Cwd)
Tuvalu Tafola To be spread out, lying around, scattered about (Jsn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tahola Edge of puke-canoe where the outrigger is attached Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)

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