Protoform: FINA-GALO [PN] Desire; heart

Description: Desire; heart
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. EC *fina.1 "lover, beloved"
*8 Note. in view of distribution of forms fina/fine could the derivation be from *fina e galo "hidden desire"?.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Finegalo Want, desire to do something (Bgs)
East Uvea Finegalo Volonte, vouloir, intention (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Hinangaro Want (Krk)
Marquesas Hinenaʔo (MQN) (I) Aimer, amour, affection, cherir, affectionner (Dln)
Marquesas Heinenáo To love or admire; love for a person of the other sex; admiration of any object, and a person beloved (Crk)
Marquesas Hinenaʔo Ardent désir, être amoureux; strong desire, be in love (Chf)
Moriori Hir(aei)ngaro Heart, conscience (Wms) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Hinengaro To desire; heart, seat of thoughts and emotion (Wms)
Niue Finagalo Wish, mind, spirit (Sph)
Nukuoro Hinangalo/saa Miss (someone or something); longing for (a person or place) (Crl)
Nukuoro Hinangalo/malie Feel happy, contented, at peace with the world (Crl)
Penrhyn Hinangaro Want; need, desire, like (Sta)
Pukapuka Winangalo Want, desire (Sby)
Raʔivavae Hinaŋaro To desire, long for, wish (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔInangaro Love, desire (Bse)
Rennellese Hinangago Larynx, believed source of emotions, have thoughts, feelings (Ebt)
Samoan Finagalo Desire, will , will, desire, heart (of chief) (Prt)
Tahitian Hinaʔaro Désir; désirer, vouloir, convoiter (Lmt)
Tahitian Hinaaro To love, desire, will; to choose; love, desire, affection, will, pleasure, choice (Dvs)
Tikopia Finangaro Resentment (Fth)
Tokelau Finagalo Will, desire (Sma)
Tongan Finangalo Desire (v.), heart, mind (Cwd)
Tuamotu Hinaŋaaro Desire (v) (Stn)
Tuvalu Finagalo Desire (Rby)
West Futuna Finagaro Will, wish, intention (Dty)
West Futuna Finaŋaro (WFU), huaŋaro (ANI) Will, mind (Cpl)

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