Protoform: AWA-AWA [NP] Small opening in reef (Rby)

Description: Small opening in reef (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*0 << PN *awa "passage in reef"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Avaava Crevasse des récifs (Gzl)
Hawaiian Awaawa Valley, gulch, ravine (Pki)
Luangiua Puŋa/avava Swamp (Smd)
Mangareva Avava Nom d'une partie du récif (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Awaawa Valley, trough of wave (Wms)
Pukapuka Avaava Small opening in reef (Sby)
Rarotongan Avaava Small narrow channel(s) through the reef (Bse)
Samoan Avaava A small opening in the reef (Prt)
Sikaiana Avaava Small channels used by fish (Dnr)
Takuu Avaava Shallow channel through the reef exposed at low tide; areas separating Takuu's individual islands (Mle)

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