Protoform: AFE.1A [MP] Deviate, turn aside

Description: Deviate, turn aside
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*5 PMP *`a(m)baj "hin und her bewegen" (Dpf. 1938).
*7 PWMP *ambay "wave back and forth" (ACD).
*8 Note. MAO is an unexplained exception to the rule *-f/NRV > MAO h.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Paka/ape/ To bend something into hook shape (Fbg)
Anuta Ape U-shaped, shaped like a fish hook (Fbg)
East Futuna Afe Turn aside; deviate (Bgs)
East Uvea Afe Deviate, turn aside (Rch)
Emae Faka/afe/ Deviate, turn aside v.i. (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Ahi Flee, escape Problematic (Lbr)
Luangiua Ha/ahe Send back (Smd)
Luangiua Ahe (of canoe) Miss destination (Smd)
Moriori Awhe Come around (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Awhe-a Pass round, or behind v.i., v.t.; surround, beset; stir, disturb; a greenstone pendant with the end curved; scoop up, gather into a heap (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Hawhe = Awhe- [No examples given] (Wms)
Niue A/afe To branch off, turn aside (Sph)
Niue Afe/afe Branch off repeatedly (Sph)
Nuguria Ahe Turn back (vi), go back (Dvl)
Nukuoro Ahe Return, go back (singular) (Crl)
Nukuoro Ahi-mai To return (Crn)
Penrhyn P/ahe/ To deviate, detour, turn (Rmn)
Rennellese Pahe To come or go, of gods (Ebt)
Samoan Afe Turn aside; lift, turn over (as mat) (Prt)
Takuu Afe Return, go back (Hwd)
Takuu Ahe Return; go/come back immediately; turn away from something (as a school of fish from a net) (Mle)
Tikopia Afe To curve, bend, arch, divert to visit, remember (Fth)
Tokelau Afe Turn, lift; turn to one side, call at a place (Sma)
Tongan Afe Deviate (Cwd)
Tuvalu Afe Deviate; Call in on while passing (Rby)
West Futuna Afe To return (Dty)
West Futuna Tere/afe To go backwards (Cpl)
West Futuna Afe/mai Reviens (Rve)

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