Protoform: SAU-NOA [PN] Carefree

Description: Carefree
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *sau.7 "temperament", *noa.1 ?

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Niue Haanoa Careless, thoughtless Problematic (Sph)
Nukuoro Saunoa Completely, very Problematic (Crl)
Rennellese Saunoa Tame, as a bird; stand by quietly; stop crying, as a child; spare a foe; stop worrying (Ebt)
Samoan Saaunoa To be engaged in games ; play (Prt)
Tongan Haaunoa To rest content, to be free from care, to have nothing to worry about; to wander about idly without any settled abode or occupation (Cwd)

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