Protoform: HAGAI [PN] Face towards, be opposite

Description: Face towards, be opposite
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *haga.2 "turn, face towards", *saga.1b
*8 MAO *he-angai > haangai?

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Agai A l'opposé, celui qui est en face (Gzl)
East Uvea Agai Vis-à-vis; à l'opposé (Btn)
Ifira-Mele Gai/a To (dative-directional preposition) (Clk)
Niue Hangai/a Face, be confronted with (McE)
Niue Hagai Second-in-charge, deputy Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Niue Hagai To look towards (Lws)
Pukapuka Aangai Opposite (Sby)
Rennellese Angai To face, look upon, to protect, as ancestors or gods; pay back, recompense, revenge (Ebt)
Tikopia Angai Turn towards, especially in ritual, with suggestion of effectiveness (Fth)
Tokelau Aagai Go towards, head for (Sma)
Tongan Hangai Opposite (to) (Cwd)

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