Protoform: QAUEE [PN] Express sorrow or pain; interjection of sorrow or pain

Description: Express sorrow or pain; interjection of sorrow or pain
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*4 PCEMP *qaué "exclamation of joy or sorrow" (ACD). [Based on PN + Rotinese]

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Aue Thank you (Fbg)
Anuta Pak/aue/ue To thank; gratitude (Fbg)
Easter Island Auee Lament, lamentation (Fts)
Hawaiian Au(w)ee Oh! Oh dear! Oh boy! Alas! Too bad! Goodness! (Much used to express wonder, fear, scorn, pity, affection)...To groan, moan, grieve, bewail (Pki)
Hawaiian U(w)ee To cry, weep, lament, mourn; a cry, lamentation, weeping (Pki)
Mangareva Auʔee Exclamation de surprise, de douleur: hélas! (Rch)
Mangareva K/ue Gémir à la mort de quelqu'un; regretter quelque chose (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Aue(e) Weep (Krk)
Marquesas Aue Interjection de douleur. Hélas! ah! oh! douleur, étonnement (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Ue La surprise, la peur, l'effroi: oh! (Lch)
Marquesas Uee(uee). Ue (Atl). Uee, uuee (Mtu). Pleurer, gémir, regretter, s'affliger; se lamenter. Deuil, mourning [Southeast Marquesan Dialect] (Atl). (Lch)
Marquesas Ue(ue) (Chein) hurler; (dog) howl. Grogner; grunt, growl [of dog] [Southeast Marquesan Dialect]. Miauler, meow. Meugler, moo.(Atl). (Chf)
Marquesas Wai To cry; an interjection of grief, astonishment, &c (Crk)
Marquesas Wae wae Crying, weeping (Rbs)
Moriori Aue Lament . Ah, me! (Shd)
Moriori A yeh! O, beware! (Bke)
New Zealand Maori Auee Alas; howl (Bgs)
Niue Auee Bitterly, in a bitter lament (Sph)
Niue Oue. Ouee (McE). Thank you! (Sph)
Niue Faka/ue. Faka/aue (Lws). To thank someone (Sph)
Penrhyn Auee Alas (Sta)
Penrhyn A wai Exclamation (Lmt)
Pukapuka Auee Alas (Bge)
Rarotongan Aue Utter high-pitched shrill cry; weep, scream, howl, neigh, whinny, bleat (Bse)
Rennellese ʔAue Exclamation "oh!" (Ebt)
Samoan Auee Alas!, Oh! (Prt)
Tahitian Auee Pleurer, se lamenter; exclamation exprimant la peine, la douleur ou le plaisir (Lmt)
Takuu Aua Exclamation of surprise or amazement, Wow! Problematic (Mle)
Tikopia Auee Expression of sorrow (Fth)
Tongan Uee Interjection expressing surprise (Cwd)
Tongan I/á-oo-é. I/á-whé. Oiáooé. Oiaoo. Interjection: ah! An interjection of disdain. Alas! An expression of pity or pain, surprise. (Mar)
Tongan (ʔO)i/au(ee) Expressing surprise, astonishment, pity, regret, disappointment or annoyance (Cwd)
Tuamotu Aue Bewail, lament (Stn)
Waya Auvee Cry over a trifle, cry for small cause (Ply)
West Futuna Aue Interjection of delight, surprise or pain (Dty)
West Futuna Awee Interjection of pain (Cpl)
West Futuna Awe/awe Interjection of delight (Cpl)
West Uvea Awee Observation d'approbation, proférée p.ex. lors de l'allocation des dons aux clans par le chef, ou en parlant aux vieux) Problematic (Hmn)
West Uvea Uee Cri poussé en trainant les futs (Hmn)

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