Protoform: FAKA-WAQE [PN] Lay the foundation

Description: Lay the foundation
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> PN *faka-.1, *waqe "foot, leg"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fakavaʔe Faire les fondations (Mfr)
East Uvea Fakavaʔe Mettre un pied à, mettre une base à (Rch)
Niue Fakavee/aga Foundation, base, theme (Sph)
Niue Fakavee To tie by the foot or hand, to secure (Sph)
Samoan Faʔavae To lay the foundation (Prt)
Tokelau Fakavae Found, establish; foundation, base (Sma)
Tongan Fakavaʔe To provide with legs or feet...; to provide with a stand, base (something) on... (Cwd)
Tuvalu Fakavae Foundation (Rby)

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