Protoform: TAGALOA.A [PN] A principal god of the pantheon

Description: A principal god of the pantheon
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tagaloa Nom d'une divinite paienne (Mfr)
Hawaiian Kanaloa Name of one of the great Hawaiian gods, called a god of healing. God of darkness and evil ; associated with the octopus. (Hdy)
Mangaia Tangaroa 'Long chin'. A deity, elder brother of Rongo, son of Vaatea. Son of Vaatea and Papa, younger twin brother of Rongo (Tgr). (Sta)
Mangareva Tagaroa Father of eight god sons (Bck)
Mangareva Aatea/tagaroa Divinité, vestige de la troisième personne divine (Rch)
Marquesas Tanaʔoa God of darkness and evil ; god of the sea (Tgr)
New Zealand Maori Tangaroa God and personification of sea and fish (Wms)
Niue Tagaloa Principal god of Niueans in pre-missionary times (Sph)
Penrhyn Tangaroa A deity (Sta)
Pukapuka Tangaloa Descriptive of a class of gods (Bge)
Rarotongan Tangaaroa One of the great deities of the Polynesian race (Bse)
Rennellese Tangagoa Culture hero (Ebt)
Rotuman Tagroa Tagaloa, a polynesian deity Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Tagaloa The name of the principal god . The lizard was his incarnation (Hdy)
Tahitian Taʔaroa The patron of fishermen. Le grand dieu des Maoris; en général le créateur (Jsn). (Hdy)
Tahitian Taaroa The great god of the Polynesians in general, he was said to be the father of the gods, and creator of all things, yet was scarcely reckoned an object of worship (Dvs)
Tongan Tangaloa God or supernatural being formerly believed to rule the sky (Cwd)
Tuamotu Taŋaroa One of the principal gods (Stn)

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