Protoform: FAKA-WALE [PN] Behave irrationally or foolishly; deceive

Description: Behave irrationally or foolishly; deceive
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fakavale Excessivement; follement (postverbe); être maladroit, être inexpérimentée; être incontinent (pour les personnes agées) (Mfr)
East Uvea Fakavale(vale) Agir en fou, en imbécile; rendre fou, faire perdre la tête... (Rch)
Easter Island Haʔa vare Deceit, fraud; perjury Borrowed (Wbr)
Mangareva ʔAkavare Retarder, différer; rester en arrière Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Marquesas Hakavaʔe Flatter, appaiser, calmer, caresser; caresse, flatterie Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Whakaware Impose upon, beguile (Wms)
Nukuoro Hagavvale Spirit possession (Crl)
Pukapuka Wakavale To stupefy (Bge)
Rarotongan ʔAkavare Deceive, dupe, lead astray (Bse)
Rennellese Hakabage/bage To argue, criticize, condemn, object, protest, contradict, blame (Ebt)
Samoan Faʔavale To act foolishly; applied to one who has a defect, as a mutilated arm or a blind eye (Prt)
Tahitian Haavare To lie, deceive, impose; lie, deception, falsehood of any kind (Dvs)
Takuu Hakavvare In a daze; mad keen, obsessively interested in something (e.g. fishing) (Mle)
Tikopia Fakavare Behave stupidly; unfocus, relax, dissociate; go crazy (Fth)
Tokelau Fakavale/a Be made a fool of, be fooled, be cheated (Sma)
Tokelau Faka/va/vale Bother, prevent someone from doing something, pester (Sma)
Tokelau Fakavale/vale Do something to distract someone, fool (Sma)
Tongan Fakavale Foolishly, in a foolish way; causing to be foolish or to act foolishly (Cwd)
Tongan Fakavale/a To bewitch, to cast a spell over, or to exercise a strong influence over, and so lead to act foolishly (Cwd)
Tuamotu Hakavare To deceive, lie to; cheat, impose upon, dupe (Stn)
Tuvalu Fakavale/vale Foolishness; act like a lunatic; have epileptic fits; have crazy spells (Rby)
Tuvalu Fakavale/a To trick, deceive, make a person look like a fool (Jsn)

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