Protoform: VAI [CE] Be, exist

Description: Be, exist
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*0 << PN *ai.2

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangaia Vai Be, exist, stay, remain (Sta)
Mangaia Vai/ranga Place of existence, place, stand (Sta)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Vairanga kaveinga Navigation stars (Bck)
Marquesas Vai Rester, exister; stay, remain, exist (Chf)
Penrhyn Vai/ranga Place, location, position (Sta)
Penrhyn Vai To be, exist (Sta)
Rarotongan Vai Keep, remain, stay, last, exist (over a period of time or in a given place) (Bse)
Rarotongan Vai/ranga Place where something is kept, container, receptacle (Bse)
Tahitian Vai To be; to remain or abide (Dvs)
Tahitian Vai/raʔa Place d'une chose, récipient, contenant (Aca)
Tuamotu Vai To be, exist; to be permanent, in position; to remain, continue (Stn)
Tuamotu Vai/haŋa A location, resting place; a place where anything is (Stn)
Tuamotu Vai/raŋa A depository, repository; a place where anything is put or deposited (Stn)

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