Protoform: QAPA [PN] Show respect

Description: Show respect
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Faka/apa/apa Distant or outside (used only in conjunction with kinship terms) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fbg)
East Uvea ʔApaʔapa Respect; (Rch)
Marquesas Apa Marquer, désigner, retenir une chose Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Apa Serf, minion, worker (Bgs)
Niuafoʔou Faka/ʔapa/ʔapa Respect (v) (Tmo)
Niue Apa/apa Make obeisance, show respect (McE)
Niue Faka/apa To show respect, to salute (Sph)
Tikopia Apa Raise person in arms or on lap as a sign of great respect or for protection from danger or defilement (Fth)
Tongan ʔAʔapa Behave in respectful way (Cwd)

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