Protoform: FAIVA [SO] Fishing

Description: Fishing
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*0 << PN *faiwa.a "skill, special ability, occupation, performance".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Rennellese Haiba All kinds of gathering; fishing, snaring, spearing, making money (Ebt)
Samoan Faiva Fishing trip, fishing party (Prt)
Tokelau Fai/faiva To fish (Sma)
Tuvalu Faiva Fishing, method of fishing (Rby)

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