Protoform: EVA [SO] Float (in air), fly

Description: Float (in air), fly
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*0 << PN *qewa 'wander/walk about', NP *lewa.1 'float'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Paka/eva To jump (Fbg)
Emae Eva Swing, hang from something (Cpl)
Pukapuka Lele i te eva! Idiom, "Fly", run swiftly (Sby)
Rennellese Eba Soar (Ebt)
Takuu Eva (of a bird) Flutter before settling (Mle)
Tikopia Eeva Rise in a floating manner (Fth)
Tuvalu Eva Fly, jump, hop (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Eva Be above ground, not touching ground, in the air; fly, suspend (sg) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hua/eva Fly for the first time (of bird); fly a kite (Hvn)

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