Protoform: QATAA [PN] Spacious, free, vacant

Description: Spacious, free, vacant
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> TO *ho-qataa "mid-day"
*1 Cf. PN *qaatea "clear, unobstructed"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Aataa Formative following nouns and meaning alone, only (Mfr)
Mangareva Ata/ata Large, wide, distant, far-stretching, spacious Phonologically Irregular (Tgr)
Mangareva ʔAta/ʔata Etre large, spacieux; ouvert; au large, éloigné Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Marquesas Ataa/ʔaki Atmosphere, air (I) (Dln)
Marquesas Ataha Désert, inhabité Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Marquesas Ata Depouillee, brulee, nue, seche Problematic (Dln)
Marquesas Phinnew aʔtackʔa Waste land (Rbs)
Niuafoʔou ʔAtaa Pure (Tmo)
Niue Ataa Wide, spacious, at leisure, free (McE)
Rotuman ʔAtaa Alone, unaccompanied, vacant, devoid of substance Borrowed (Cwd)
Tikopia Aataa White, as plumage of a bird Problematic (Fth)
Tongan ʔAtaa Free, spacious, vacant; absolute, nothing but, sheer, veritable (Cwd)
Tongan Atá Wide; capacious (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Atanga Be clean, be clear (of sea) Problematic (Hvn)

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