Protoform: WA-WAA [PN] Empty space, chasm

Description: Empty space, chasm
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *waa, *wasa

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Marquesas Vava Fond, fente, crevasses (Dln)
Niue Va/vaa Ravine, a rocky hole with a narrow entrance (Sph)
Tokelau Vavaa Holes in the reef which open out to the ocean, and which, at certain stages of the tide, contain particularly turbulent water (Sma)
Tongan Vavaa Space between the earth and the sky (Cwd)
West Futuna Faka/vava (ANI) Chasm, abyss (Cpl)
West Futuna Vava Empty space. Ecartement (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Vava/nea Endroit ou il n'y a rien (ciel) (Rve)

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