Protoform: MAA-WAQA [NP] Gapped, open

Description: Gapped, open
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. *waa.2 "interval (of space or time)"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Maavaʔa Se fendre, s'entr'ouvrir, espace, intervalle (Gzl)
Mangareva Mava/va Vapeur; chaleur s'échappant d'un four en terre; transpiration, transpirer; dévier, s'écarter Problematic (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Maawaa/waa Cracked, split (Wms)
Pukapuka Mavava Cracking apart (Sby)
Tokelau Maavaa Gap, opening; be partly open, ajar (Sma)
Tuvalu Maavaa To have a gap between (Rby)

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