Protoform: FAQA-SI [PN] Part, side or half of something

Description: Part, side or half of something
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> NP *waasi, XW *faqasi-ga "kind, sort"
*1 Cf. PN *faqa.3 "burst, split open", *fasi “split, cleave”, SO *paqasi, CE *waafi

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pa(a)i Side (Fbg)
East Futuna Faʔasi Cote, partie collaterale (Gzl)
East Uvea Faʔahi Cote, partie (Rch)
Easter Island Hahi A package Problematic (Chl)
Niue Faahi Side, place, part; page of a book. Side; part, section; direction (Sph). (McE)
Nuguria Haahi Half, a piece (Dvl)
Samoan Faasi- Denotes a part or piece of something; occurs only in compound words (Prt)
Tikopia Faasi Side (Fth)
Tongan Faʔahi Half, when division is lengthwise (Cwd)
Tuvalu Faasi Portion (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hai, fai Locality, place, to a place, at a place; half (part), one of two sides, side (Hvn)
West Futuna Fa/vaka (WFU), ha/vaka (ANI) Piece of wood, plank, flooring Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)
West Uvea Faasi Côté (Hmn)

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