Protoform: WAA.2 [PN] Interval (of space or time)

Description: Interval (of space or time)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. FU *vaasiqa, PN *wasa
*2 Cf. *zaRa9 "having wide intervals, seldom" (Bst. 1989:177).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Vaa Interval of space; descent line (Fbg)
Anuta Vaa/maunga Valley (Fbg)
East Uvea Vaa Distance; durée, temps (Rch)
Hawaiian Waa Period of time; space, interval, as between two objects or times (Pki)
Luangiua Vaa Locative - present location (Smd)
Luangiua Va/hau [time] (Sar)
Marquesas Ava Distance, intervalle, espace de temps Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
Moriori Wa Time (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Waa Period, interval (of space or time). Definite space, interval, area region; indefinite, unenclosed country; time, season (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Aa Period of time. Probably a variant of waa (Bgs)
Nuguria Te va/ne Jetzt (Ths)
Nuguria Vaa (Period of) time (Dvl)
Nukumanu Va/hao Time; ever (postverbal) Problematic (Trt)
Nukuoro Vaa/dagidahi Scattered (not in a cluster) (Crl)
Penrhyn Vaa Interval, gap, opening ; position; to be apart, open (Rmn)
Pukapuka Vaa The space (between) (Bge)
Rarotongan Vaa Gap, intervening space or distance; period of time, interval (Bse)
Rennellese Baa Open sea; distance, to be at a distance (Ebt)
Rotuman Vae/vaa/ Separated from (at a considerable distance) (Cwd)
Samoan Vaa Space between. Distance, space (between two places, things, or people); relationship, relations (between two things or people) (Mnr). (Prt)
Sikaiana Vaa- Prefix: space, land (Dnr)
Tahitian Va The space between the edges of the layers of thatch on the Tahitian houses (Dvs)
Takuu Vaa Distance along a known (and usually stated) route (noun of place, not preceded by an article); in compounds, gap or distance between two or more objects... (Mle)
Tikopia Vaa Space (Fth)
Tokelau Vaa Space, distance or room between two points, things; relationship between two people or groups of people; be apart, be separated; be on bad terms (Sma)
Tongan Vaa Distance between, distance apart; attitude, feeling, relationship towards each other (Cwd)
Tuamotu Vaa Interval (of space or time) (Stn)
Tuvalu Vaa Space between (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Vaa Space, interval (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Va Vertical overlays of lau (slats of house) (Lch)
West Futuna Ro/va The space between things (Cpl)
West Futuna No/va Epoque (Rve)

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