Protoform: SOANI [PN] Reciprocity, exchange

Description: Reciprocity, exchange
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Niue Faka/hoani/a [Challenged, rivalled] Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Niue Fai/hoani Help (Lws)
Pukapuka Yoani A return gift of value equal to the first gift. Exchange, borrow; return gift ; give in exchange, reciprocity (Sby). (Bge)
Samoan Soani Four (on part of Savai`i) (Prt)
Samoan Soani/a To be accompanied, to have a second or companion; to do a thing a second time, as to fall twice from a tree (Prt)
Samoan Fe/soani To accompany another (Prt)
Samoan Fe/soa/soani To help, to assist (Prt)
Tikopia Soani Assist in supplementary manner; term especially associated with traditional yam rites (Fth)
Tokelau Hoagi/a Be even, be paired (Sma)
Tongan Hoani To do (or be done) a second time (Cwd)

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