Protoform: MAGA.1 [AN] Branch, fork; branching, forked

Description: Branch, fork; branching, forked
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*0 >> CE *kaa-maga, *saa-maga; PN *magamaga-qa-tai "starfish", EC *maga-maga "finger, toe"
*3 PEO *ma9a "river branch, tributary" (LPO II:59).
*6 PAN *pa9a "fork of a branch; any forked structure, bifurcation" (ACD).
*1 Cf. PN *masaga.1 "forked, branching".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Manga Hook part of traditional fishing lure (Fbg)
East Futuna Maga Branch (in road, irrigation channel) (Bgs)
East Uvea Maga Branche, embranchement (Rch)
Easter Island Maŋa Branch (Wbr)
Emae Manga Branche (Rve)
Hawaiian Mana Branch (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Maga Branch (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Manga Branch, branched, forked (Lbr)
Luangiua Maŋa Fork of tree; thorn (Smd)
Luangiua Siʔa maŋa/haa 4 pronged fishing spear (Smd)
Mangareva Maga Forked. Branche; être fourchu (en parlant des branches des arbres); appui, support, soutien, cale, tout ce qui sert à retenir le sol (Rch)
Marquesas Maka (MQN), mana (MQS) Branche, rameau. Bras de mer, de riviére (Dln). (Lch)
Moriori Manga Fork of a tree, bough (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Manga Branch (of a tree) (Wms)
Niue Maga Forked. branched, opened up our out; fork (area between branches), parting, division... (Sph)
Nuguria Mana-rakau Twig (branch of tree) (Ray)
Nuguria Te mana rakau Ast (Ths)
Nuguria Mana Bifurcate (tree) (Dvl)
Penrhyn Manga Branch, strand (Sta)
Pukapuka Manga Branch of tree or genealogy; branch out (Bge)
Rapa Manga Branch, fork (Sks)
Rapa Ma/manga A sea weed (Sks)
Rarotongan Manga To branch, fork (Bse)
Rennellese Manga Branch, to branch (Ebt)
Samoan Maga To branch, fork (Prt)
Sikaiana Mana Branch (Dnr)
Tahitian Maʔa Se croiser (routes) (Lmt)
Tahitian Maa Cloven, divided, applied to many things (Dvs)
Takuu Mana Forked, branching; fork, crotch (Mle)
Tikopia Manga Branch, division (Fth)
Tokelau Maga Fork, branch (of a tree, road etc.); skipjack hook made of turtle shell (Sma)
Tongan Manga Branch (Cwd)
Tongan Manga The barb of an arrow or spear, any thing open, diverging, or fork-shaped (Mar)
Tuamotu Maŋa To branch; the branch of a tree or stream (Stn)
Tuamotu Maŋa Forked in many places (Stn)
Tuvalu Maga Branch, branching, forked (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Manga Split, nock of arrow which is put to the bow string; be forked, be branching (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Maga hanaa Notched bottom of te puke mast boom (Lch)
Vaeakau-Taumako Manga iti Leeward boom (of Te Puke canoe) (Gge)
West Futuna Maga Cloven, forked, branching, fused at one point (Dty)
West Uvea Manga Embranchement [Heo Dialect]; branche fourchue [Muli Dialect] (Hmn)

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