Protoform: SOATA.4 [MQ] Bright, strong (of light)

Description: Bright, strong (of light)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MQ: Marquesic

*1 Cf. PN *qata "shadow, reflection", *soata.1 "reddish"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Hoaka Bright, shiny, glittering (Pki)
Marquesas Hoata. Ho(o)ata (MQN) (Atl). Clair, luisant. Clair, pur, transparent, brillant, blanc, sans tache; miroir, glace (Lch). Clarté, light (n) (Atl). (Dln)
Raʔivavae Hooata To project light-rays above the horizon when below it; said of the moon; to become visible (as after being hidden or covered over)... Problematic (Stn)

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