Protoform: TAFA-GA.A [PN] Naked, bare, clear

Description: Naked, bare, clear
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *tafa.2 "cut lengthwise, slice, incise"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Tahaŋa Empty (Wbr)
Hawaiian Kohana Nude, naked (Pki)
Hawaiian Kaahana/hana Clearing, as in a forest (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Tafaga Idle, not doing anything Problematic (Clk)
Mangareva Taʔaga Bare (Bck)
Mangareva ʔAga/taʔaga Travail sans salaire (Rch)
Marquesas Tahaka/haka. Tafana/fana (1ŋ04). Clair, ouvert, découvert. Terrain sans broussailles; éclairer, éclaircir (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Ta ha ca ha ca Light (Rbs)
New Zealand Maori Tahanga Naked; empty (Wms)
Niue Tau/tafaga Naked (of people); bare, infertile (land) (Sph)
Niue Tafaga/faga Shrub, low bush (of area, carries the connotation of 'bare, infertile land') (Sph)
Pukapuka Tawanga Apart, separate; space between two places Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bge)
Rarotongan Taaʔaka, taaʔaakaa Naked, bare (people, ground); empty-handed, destitute Problematic (Bse)
Rennellese Tahanga To be naked (Ebt)
Rotuman Tafa Clear, bare, empty Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Tafaga/loa Empty/clear, to be (Prt)
Samoan Tafaga Clear of trees, to be (Prt)
Samoan Taafaga/faga Thrown open, as a house with all the pola drawn up (Prt)
Tahitian Tahaa Naked, without clothes or covering (Dvs)
Tahitian (Vai)tahaʔa Rester nu (Lmt)
Tongan Tafanga Clear, bare (Cwd)
Tongan Tafangafanga More or less clear (Cwd)
Tongan Tafanga-fanga The open country (Mar)
Tuamotu Tahaŋa(haŋa) Clear, naked, obvious (Stn)

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