Protoform: LAWA.1A [EO] Enough, sufficient, abundant, completed

Description: Enough, sufficient, abundant, completed
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic

*0 >> SO *lawa-a "able, capable"
*1 Cf. NP *lawa-ka, PCE *roaka, *rauka

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Rava Abundant (Fbg)
East Futuna Lava To be possible (Bgs)
East Uvea Lava Be finished, done (Rch)
Easter Island Raba, bara Mucho, muy. Prefix used adverbally or adjectively to indicate intensity (very, much) or frequency (raba-ta9i "weepy") (Fts)
Easter Island Haka/rava Enlarge, augment, add (Chl)
Fijian Rawa To be possible (Cpl)
Hawaiian Lawa Enough, sufficient (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Rawa Enough, finished (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Lawa Finished, the end (Lbr)
Luangiua Lava Enough, sufficient (Smd)
Mangareva Rava/tae Trouver une chose qu'on a cherchée (Rch)
Marquesas ʔAva Participer, avoir part; suffir, être suffisant (Lch)
Marquesas Ava/kai Abondance de vivres (Lch)
Moriori Raw, rao Finished, gone, no more, not there (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Rawa Numerous, endowed with sufficient property; goods, property; advantage, benefit (Wms)
Nguna Laapa Many (Stz)
Niuafoʔou Lava (ʔo), lava (ke) Possible, can (Tmo)
Nuguria Hu/lava Genug (Ths)
Nukumanu Llava Enough (Trt)
Nukuoro Lava Finished; wealthy (Crl)
Nukuoro Lava Enough (Crn)
Penrhyn Rava Enough, sufficient, abundant (Sta)
Pukapuka Lava Enough (Bge)
Rarotongan Rava Abundance, sufficiency, enough (Bse)
Rennellese Gaba Large (Ebt)
Rotuman Rava Capable, accomplished Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Lava Enough, to be, complement (Prt)
Sikaiana Lava Sufficient, usually in measurements of quantity, size and weight (Dnr)
Tahitian Rava/ʔi Riche, suffire (Lmt)
Takuu L/lava Full enough, sufficient (Mle)
Takuu Rava Full, enough, have eaten enough food (Mle)
Tikopia Rava, lava Many, plentiful (Fth)
Tikopia Rava/a Endure, cope; be overcome, defeated, conquered, beaten in contest (Fth)
Tokelau Lava Be enough (Sma)
Tongan Lava Carry to completion, arrive; achieve, attain, accomplish (Cwd)
Tuvalu Lava Enough (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Th(a)e/lava(a) Tired, exhausted (Hvn)
West Futuna Rava To finish, complete, be done (Dty)

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