Protoform: RANO [AN] Lake, swamp

Description: Lake, swamp
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*4 POC *[dr,r]ano "lake, swamp" (LPO II:55).
*5 PMP *danaw "binnensee, teich" (Dpf. 1938).
*6 PAN *danaw "lake" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Ano(ano) Marécage, bourbier, marécageux Phonologically Irregular (Gzl)
East Futuna A/ano Bourbier; fossé; tarodière ou l'on s'embourbe Phonologically Irregular (Mfr)
East Uvea Lano In names of lakes on the island (Bgs)
East Uvea Ano Lake Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Easter Island Rano Lake formed in crater of a volcano (Fts)
Fijian Drano Lake, swamp (Cpl)
Luangiua ŋaŋo Small swamp w. trees Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Mangareva Rano Swamp (???)
Mangareva Rana Volcan Problematic (Rch)
Niue A/ano Disagreeable, unpleasant (of taste) [ex. water] Uncertain Semantic Connection (McE)
Rennellese Gano Lake (Ebt)
Rotuman Rano Swamp, marsh (Cwd)
Samoan Lano Lake, swamp (Prt)
Sikaiana Lano, llano (Tide) come in Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dnr)
Takuu Nano Permanent source of fresh water, perpetually swampy area Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tongan Ano Lake, swamp (Cwd)
Tongan A/ano Neap (tide) (Cwd)
Tongan Ano A lake; a marsh; a bog (Mar)
Tuamotu Rano Great flood (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lano Lake (Grn)
Waya Drano A large body of freshwater lying inland; a lake or pond (Ply)

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