Protoform: NEWA.B [NP] Dizzy, confused

Description: Dizzy, confused
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. EC *niwa, CE *aa-newa 'dizzy, giddy', ? EP *nawe 'delightful'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Marquesas Neo Fou furieux qui se vautre dans la fange Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Marquesas Náio Delirious or raving mad (Crk)
Nukuoro Neve Blurred (out of focus) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Crl)
Penrhyn Neeneva Silly, stupid, idiot, fool (Sta)
Pukapuka Neeneva Absent-minded, dazed, frenzied ; crazy, silly (Sby)
Rarotongan Neeneva Foolish, stupid, insane; idiot, fool; insanity, insanely (Bse)
Rarotongan Neva Dizzy, confused, giddy (Sve)
Rennellese Neneba Be senile (Ebt)
Tahitian Neneva Etourderie; étourdi, niais (Lmt)
Tahitian Neva Tourner la tête Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lmt)
Tuamotu Neneva Asinine, mad, crazy, senseless (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Neve/iange Flirt with, approach with sexual proposals Problematic (Hvn)

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