Protoform: FITA.2 [FJ] Eager, determined; to make an effort

Description: Eager, determined; to make an effort
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*1 Cf. PN *fiitaqa

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fi/fita Presser quelqu'un; augmenter (vent); se d├ępenser, fatiguer, donner de la peine (Mfr)
Fijian Bita To feel urge to do a thing (Cpl)
Marquesas Feda To go up from, seawards Problematic (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Whi/whita Quick, ready, zealous (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Hita Move convulsivelly, spasmodically Uncertain Semantic Connection (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whita/whita Eager, urgen, quick, brisk (Wms)
Samoan Fita/fita Courageous. Soldier, army (Mnr). (Prt)
Tahitian Hita/hita Eager, impetuous (Dvs)
Tokelau Fita/fita Soldier (Sma)

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