Protoform: FAKA-WAA [TA] Judge (n,v)

Description: Judge (n,v)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

Possibly a modern neologism originally in Tahitian
*1 Cf. PN *waa 'space, interval' ?

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Haʔavaa Judge (v) Borrowed (Wbr)
Mangareva ʔAkava Juge, juger; conserver (Rch)
Marquesas Haʔavaa. Hakavaa (Dln). Juger, rendre la justice, tenir séance au tribunal (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Whakawaa Accuse, bring a formal charge against; condemn; investigate, adjudicate on (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whakawaa/waa Recriminate; wrangle; take counsel (Wms)
Penrhyn Hakavaa A judge (Sta)
Penrhyn Akavaa To judge (Sta)
Rarotongan ʔAkavaa Adjudicate, determine, judge, separate (Bse)
Tahitian Haʔavâ A judge; to examine the ground of a charge; to pass a judicial sentence (Dvs)
Tuamotu Hakavaa To adjudicate, pass judgement upon; condemn...; a judge (Stn)

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