Protoform: SAGA.1B [FJ] Face, turn attention to, apply oneself to

Description: Face, turn attention to, apply oneself to
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*1 Cf. PN *haga.2 "turn or face in a particular direction", *hagai "face towards, be opposite"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Saga, sage Possible, probable Uncertain Semantic Connection (Gzl)
East Uvea Haga(haga) Se mettre à, s'occuper à, s'appliquer (Btn)
Easter Island Haŋa Want, desire, love, hope (Fts)
Fijian Saga Try hard to do/ get something (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Hanga/a Method, way, technique (Lbr)
Mangareva ʔAga Regarder quelqu'un, faire bonne mine à quelqu'un. (Rch)
Mangareva ʔAga/tua Tourner le dos à quelqu'un (Rch)
Niue Haga/aki To continue (pre-verbal) (Sph)
Samoan Saga To face, to be opposite (Prt)
Samoan Faʔa/saga Face towards, attend to, set to, get on with (Prt)
Sikaiana Sana To face towards a certain direction (Dnr)
Takuu Saana/i Positioned, be in a correct position to do something, face towards something (Mle)
Tokelau Haga Pay attention to, apply oneself to, occupy oneself with, be heedful (Sma)
Tongan Hanga/naki Keeping on, continuing (Cwd)
Tuvalu Haga Attend to one's task (Rby)
West Futuna Haga To orient toward, turn toward Problematic (Dty)

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