Protoform: LEWA.1 [NP] Free-float in air or on water, be suspended

Description: Free-float in air or on water, be suspended
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*0 >> EP *rewa.1a "set sail", *rewa.1b "flag", CC *taa-rewa "flap, flutter", SO *eva 'float, fly'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Taa/neva To jump (Fbg)
Easter Island Reva Hanging, suspended (Fts)
Fijian Rewa High, height (not used of stature) Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian Lewa Hanging, float (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Lewe/lewe Free fall through the air (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Lewe Ancient dance-song; phonograph Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Rev Dancing Problematic (Ray)
Luangiua Leva Empty (hunger) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Mangareva Eva Etre pendant (e.g. un bras devenu raide dans une maladie) Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Mangareva Eva/eva Pendre, être suspendu Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Mangareva Tu/reva Etre de passage dans un endroit Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Reva Float; (moon) rise to zenith (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ma/reva Air (Krk)
Marquesas ʔEva Suspendu, pendant, pendiller, pendre (Dln)
Marquesas ʔE/ʔeva Sans force, sans vigueur, mou, affaibli, accablé, ennuyé Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lch)
Marquesas ʔEva/ʔeva Bercer, agiter (Lch)
Marquesas Tau/ʔeva Suspendu; peser à la balance romaine ou au crochet (Lch)
Marquesas Áiva To lag, droop, or hang down like a dog's ears; the red flesh hanging from a fowl's neck (Crk)
Moriori Rewa Swim (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Rewa Float, elevated (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/rewa Suspend (Wms)
Nukuoro Leva Sail through the air (Crl)
Penrhyn Reva Float; sky, air; weather (Sta)
Pukapuka Leva/leva Loose, not fitting tightly (Sby)
Rennellese Geba Soar, fly evenly, as flying fish or plane (Ebt)
Tahitian Reva Espace céleste (au-dessous de la voute céleste ra'i) (Lmt)
Tahitian Reva/reva To be flying, as many flags (Dvs)
Tikopia Leeva Not firmly fixed, dissociated, light-headed, free-floating Problematic (Fth)
Tuamotu Reva Hang (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Leva Be unstable, on the point of falling, almost losing one's balance, fall (Hvn)
West Futuna Tu/leva Change about; not rest in one place (Cpl)

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