Protoform: SAU.3 [OC] Rule, ruler

Description: Rule, ruler
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*4 POC *sau (Mke. 1961).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Sau King (Bgs)
East Uvea Hau Rule; ruler (Rch)
Easter Island Hau/maruu Peace (Wbr)
Fijian Sau High chief (Cpl)
Marquesas Hau Gouvernement (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/hau/ Command (Wms)
Penrhyn Hau Peaceful, in peace, settled Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sta)
Pukapuka Au Under the protection or sovereignty of another country Phonologically Irregular (Mta)
Raʔivavae Hau A government, administration, domain; be at peace (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔAu Reign, government. Authority, power (Bse)
Rennellese Sau Abundance of gifts from the gods (Ebt)
Tahitian Hau Paix; administration, gouvernement; nation, patrie; l'emporter, surpasser (Lmt)
Tongan Hau Rule, ruler (Cwd)
Tongan How A king, the supreme chief (not as to rank, but power) (Mar)
Tuamotu Hau Government (Stn)
Waya Sau Ruler, one who has authority over the people (Ply)

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