Protoform: MAGA-WAI [PN] Tributary water-course

Description: Tributary water-course
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*8 Note. Meanings and forms suggest EAS, TUA borrowing from MQA.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Magaavai Outlet in an irrigation ditch (Bgs)
Easter Island Manavai Big holes in which plants were planted to protect them from the wind Problematic (Fts)
Hawaiian Manawai Stream branch (Pki)
Marquesas Manavai Ruisseau; vallee, vallon; lit d'un ruisseau. Lit du torrent, vallée, contrée (Lch). (Dln)
Niue Magavai Fresh water (Sph)
Samoan Magavai Tributary stream (Prt)
Tuamotu Manavai Hollow, depression in the land; trough of waves Problematic (Stn)

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