Protoform: QAATEA [PN] Clear, unobstructed

Description: Clear, unobstructed
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *qaa.2 "interval of space or time", *tea "white", *qataa "spacious, free, vacant"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Lau/ʔaatea/ Spacious, space (Mfr)
East Uvea ʔAatea Clair, deblaye, vide (Rch)
Hawaiian Aakea Broad, wide, spacious, open, public, at large (Pki)
Hawaiian Aakea Broad, wide, spacious, unobstructed (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Aatea (usually aatee) The lagoon and its surface (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Aadee Clear (place); unencumbered, not busy; stage of ground oven when hot enough for cooking (Lbr)
Mangareva Aatea Etre loin (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Atea Clear space (Krk)
Marquesas F/atea (MQS), h/atea (MQN) Large, spacieux, vaste; vide (Lch)
Moriori W/atea To be clear (Shd)
Moriori Atee/tanga Leisure Problematic (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Aatea Clear, out of the way, free from obstruction (Wms)
Nuguria Vai a tea Süsswasser (Ths)
Nuguria Hetu atea Morning star (Ths)
Nuguria Atea Plains, open spaces; clear (of sky, place); pure (of water) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Atea Empty (house) (Trt)
Nukuoro Aadea Clear, unobscured (Crl)
Penrhyn Aatea Wide, distant, apart; side, surroundings, clear and open place. Light; the space above the earth (Bck). (Sta)
Pukapuka Aatea/tea To expose, uncover. Wide, clear space (Sby). (Sby)
Raʔivavae Atea Clear, open, unobstructed; far off, distant, removed in place (Stn)
Rarotongan Aatea Wide, clear space, place of uninterrupted view (Bse)
Rennellese ʔAatea Clear and unobstructed, as a garden or path (Ebt)
Samoan Aatea Clear, unoccupied, free from obstruction (Prt)
Samoan Atea Lee side of canoe Problematic (Prt)
Sikaiana Aatea Clear (as sky) (Dnr)
Tahitian Atea Clear, having no obstruction, no obscurity; openness, clearness, distinctness; distant, far off (Dvs)
Tahitian Aatea Lointain, éloigné, distant (Lmt)
Tahitian Aatea/tea Vaste, étendu; clairsemé, clair, sans obstacle, dégagé (Lmt)
Takuu Aatea Free from restrictions of shame or forbiddance or ignorance to undertake a specific task; (of a house or area) clean; neat, uncluttered; (of water) clean, clear, free of impurities; (of the sky) clear, free of clouds (Mle)
Tikopia Aatea Away, out (Fth)
Tikopia Atea/tea Broad (Drd)
Tokelau Aatea Clearing, open space (Sma)
Tongan ʔAatea With nothing in the hands, empty-handed (Cwd)
Tuamotu Atea Clear, open, unobstructed (Stn)
Tuvalu Aatea Clear (of space) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Atea Clean (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Po/atea Clear (garden) (Ebt)

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