Protoform: FAKA-QAROFA [PN] Pitiable, poor, unfortunate; to feel pity, feel sorry for

Description: Pitiable, poor, unfortunate; to feel pity, feel sorry for
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 < *faka-, *qarofa.A

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pakaaropa Causing sympathy; designation of persons belonging to lower two of the four _kainanga_; "commoner" (Fbg)
Anuta Pakaaropa Causing sympathy; designating persons belonging to the lower two of the four *kainanga*: "commoner" (Fbg)
Anuta Tama pakaaropa Orphan (Fbg)
East Futuna Faka/alo/alofa Etre orphelin, être abandonné; faire pitié (Mfr)
East Uvea Fakaʔofa Attirer la pitié, exciter l'amitié, aimable; disposition favorable envers une personne inférieure Borrowed (Rch)
Emae Fakaarofa Poor (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Hagaaloho To feel sorrow (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Hakaaroho Pity (Egt)
Mangareva ʔAkaroʔa Affection, déplaisir Problematic (Rch)
Mangareva ʔAkaaroʔa Aimer, chérir (Rch)
Marquesas Hakaʔoha Compâtir, avoir pitié, clément, débonnaire; pitié, compassion, clémence; remercier, remerciement, reconnaissance (Dln)
Niuafoʔou Fakaʔofaʔofa Beautiful Borrowed (Tmo)
Niue Fak(a)alofa Love, pity, compassion; to love, pity, have mercy, bless. Greetings; handshake (in greeting); present, gift (Sph). Phonologically Irregular (McE)
Nuguria Hakaaroha Poor, unfortunate, unlucky (Dvl)
Nukumanu Rue hakaalloha Dirge (Trt)
Nukumanu Hakaalloha Poor (people) (plural) (Trt)
Nukuoro Hagaaloha Piteous, pitiful (Crl)
Penrhyn Hakaaroha Love wells up (Bck)
Pukapuka Wakaaloa To feel sorry for; unfortunate; the unfortunate one who has one's sympathy (Bge)
Rarotongan ʔAkaaroʔa Pity, sorrow for, sympathise (Bse)
Rennellese Hakaʔaagoha To be pathetic, miserable, pitiful; to grieve, show affection (Ebt)
Sikaiana Hakaaloha To do something in a manner that makes others pity you, pitiful; to give very generously and excessively to others (Dnr)
Tahitian Faaaroha To cause pity or compassion; a keep-sake, a relic (Dvs)
Takuu Hakaaroha Sorrowful; cause feelings of compassion; lonely (Mle)
Tikopia Fakaarofa Evoking sympathy, affection; in many contexts, given concrete connotation, e.g., of poverty; commoner, person not of chiefly class (Fth)
Tokelau Fakaalofa A term for expression one's emotions of sadness or sympathy towards someone or something (Sma)
Tongan Fakaʔofa Moving (to sympathy or pity), pitiful, stirring, pathetic, pitiable (Cwd)
Tongan Fucca-ofa To caress, to fondle (Mar)
Tongan Fakaʔofo/ʔofa Lovely (esp. to look at), pretty, charming, beautiful... (Cwd)
Tuamotu Hakaaroha To take pity on...; arousing love, tenderness, pity (Stn)
Tuvalu Fakaalofa Pitiable, unfortunate, hard up; a foreigner who lives on an island but has no land rights, an alien resident (Jsn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hu/aloha Live sadly, be sad, be sorry; repentance (Hvn)

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