Protoform: NAA.2 [PN] Respectful; hesitant

Description: Respectful; hesitant
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *naqa "become quiet (of a crying child); pacified"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Naa/naa Chancelant, irresolu bégayer (Gzl)
Rennellese Naa/naa Embarrassed, shamed, reserved; to hesitate; kinship deference (Ebt)
Tongan Naa Respectful, modest, mannerly (Cwd)
West Futuna Na/na To stammer (Cpl)

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