Protoform: FAKA-FUA [SO] Wave, swell

Description: Wave, swell
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pakapua Ocean waves (Fbg)
Luangiua Haahua Tidal wave (Smd)
Samoan FaŹ”afua To rise, as a groundswell, or a wave, but not to break (Prt)
Sikaiana Hakahua A small wave (Dnr)
Takuu Hakahua Ocean swell; wave on the open sea (Mle)
Tikopia Fakafua Great wave; ocean swell (Fth)
Tokelau Fakafua Lift something up in order to strike with it. [Used of a wave, "rolling up ready to break"] (Sma)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hakahua Small waves (Grn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Fakafua Waves, tide rip (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Huohua Swell of the sea (Hvn)

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