Protoform: QAWE [PN] Take, carry, bring

Description: Take, carry, bring
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *qaave-a "possessed by spirit", *kawe.2 "to carry something"
*8 Note. (Gzl) (Bgs) (Mfr) all attest EFU irregular loss of glottal stop.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ave To move one or a few objects from one place to another; to bring or carry a small number of objects (Fbg)
East Futuna Ave Emporter, enlever, porter, remettre, emmener Phonologically Irregular (Gzl)
East Uvea ʔAve Porter, emporter, emmener (Rch)
Easter Island ʔAv/ai, vaʔai Give Phonologically Irregular (Wbr)
Tongan ʔAve Take (away), remove, convey, send (away) (Cwd)
Tongan Ave To take away, to deprive of; to conduct (Mar)
Tuvalu Ave To take, to give something, to deliver (Jsn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ava/kee Put away, remove (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Av/oho Bring down (Hvn)
West Futuna Ve/ia (ANI) To carry on shoulder (Cpl)

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