Protoform: AAVA [SO] Spouse; honour, respect; support

Description: Spouse; honour, respect; support
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*0 < PN *qahawa(-na)
*1 Cf. SO *ava 'couple, pair'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Nukuoro Ava Relief, be relieved (Crl)
Nukuoro Haga/ava(ava) Relieve; provide or receive support (continually) (Crl)
Rennellese ʔAaba/ki Participate, join, help; helper, assistant, spouse (Ebt)
Samoan Ava The wife of a common man (Prt)
Samoan Aavaa Wife (Prt)
Samoan Aava Respect, honour (n,v) (Mnr)
Tokelau Aava Respect, politeness, honour (Sma)
Tuvalu Aava Polite, respectful ; honour, respect (Rby)

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