Protoform: TAAU-NOA [PN] Inactive, useless, in vain (Ebt)

Description: Inactive, useless, in vain (Ebt)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *noa.1 "common, worthless"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Taaunoa Etre dans l'inaction, dans le désoeuvrement (Rch)
East Futuna Faka/taaunoa/ N'avoir point part à une distribution (Rch)
Rarotongan Taanoanoa Make profane (Bse)
Rennellese Taunoa Stupid, foolish; be profane and freed of tapu (Ebt)
Rennellese Launoa Be without profit or result; be useless, unproductive > (Ebt)
Tongan Taaunoa Be unappreciated; be in vain or for nothing; be unheeded, unnoticed by others (Cwd)

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