Protoform: QAO.2 [NP] Authority, kingdom

Description: Authority, kingdom
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island ʔAo Authority, kingdom, domain. To rule, govern (Wbr). (Fts)
Mangareva Ao Pouvoir, autorité, règne, période (Rch)
Mangareva ʔAka/ao Chef, supérieur (Rch)
Marquesas Ao Règne, gouvernement, commandement (Dln)
Nuguria Hai/ao Strong, mighty, powerful; power, might, force, strength (Dvl)
Pukapuka Ao Heir to a position (Mta)
Pukapuka Ao Authority, domain e.g. Ao-laa-koo :abode of gods; ao kee (from old chants) (Sby)
Rarotongan Ao Kingdom, happy, happiness (Sve)
Rennellese ʔAo Power and strength of the gods; to have divine power (Ebt)
Samoan Ao Head (chiefly); title of importance throughout Samoa (Mnr); to have peace (Prt) (Prt)
Tahitian Ao Heaven, blessedness, happiness; the state of the blessed; the good reign of a prince (Dvs)
Tokelau Ao Head (of state, church etc.) (Sma)
Tokelau Ao/ao Supremacy; whole, totality (Sma)

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