Protoform: RAQA [AN] Branch (of tree)

Description: Branch (of tree)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*0 >> PN *raqa-kau "wood, tree", *raqa-raqa "small branch"
*4 POC *raqan "branch of tree or other plant" (LPO III: 94).
*5 PMP *daqan "branch, bough" (ACD).
*6 PAN *daqan "branch" (Blust 1993)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta V/a(a)/rakau Branch of tree (Fbg)
East Futuna Laʔa Branche (Mfr)
East Uvea Vaʔa Branch Borrowed (Rch)
Emae Ra/i Branch (Cpl)
Niuafoʔou Vaʔa Branch (of tree) Borrowed (Gry)
Niue Laa Branch (of tree); strand (of rope). (Carries the connotation of being 'small' or 'the smaller part of a whole') (Sph). Phonologically Irregular (McE)
Nuguria Mataa-raa Branch, twig (Dvl)
Nukuoro Laa Branch (Crl)
Pukapuka Laa Branch (Bge)
Rapa Raa Branch of tree (Grn)
Rennellese Gaʔa Branch (Ebt)
Samoan La A branch of a tree (Prt)
Sikaiana Laa Branch (of a tree) (Dnr)
Takuu Raa Branch (Hwd)
Takuu Laa Branch of a tree (Mle)
Tikopia Raa Stem, twig, minor branch of tree (Fth)
Tokelau Laa Branch (of a tree) (Sma)
Tongan V/aʔa Bough, branch Phonologically Irregular (Cwd)
Tongan Va A piece (applied to wood, or trees) (Mar)
Tuvalu Kau/laa Branch (of tree) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laa Branch (Hvn)
West Futuna Ra Branch (Dty)

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