Protoform: WAHE-GA [PN] Division, portion, share, piece of land; middle: *wa(a)he-ga

Description: Division, portion, share, piece of land; middle: *wa(a)he-ga
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *wahe “divide, division, separate”

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Vaaeŋa Middle (Fts)
Hawaiian Waena Middle; cultivate field, garden, plot (Pki)
Mangaia Vaaenga Fragment, piece, half; middle, in the middle (Sta)
Mangareva Vaʔega Choix, milieu, centre Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Vaenga Midst (Bck)
Marquesas Wa, vengʔah Between (Rbs)
Marquesas Va/veka, va/vena Milieu, centre, axe; parmi Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Marquesas Vaveka (MQN), vavena (MQS). Vaaveka (Mtu). Milieu, centre Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
Marquesas Vaváika, vaváina Between, amidst; the midst or middle (Crk)
Moriori Waenga/nui Middle, centre (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Waenga Division, portion, middle (Wms)
Niue Vahega Class, part, division (of church); type, kind, species (Sph)
Nukuoro Vaenga Portion, share, division, district; cubit (? arm’s length measure) (Crl)
Rarotongan Vaenga Division, centre, middle (Sve)
Rennellese Baaenga Area under eaves; appropriation, share (Ebt)
Samoan Vaaega Section, division, part, portion, share, party (Prt)
Tahitian Vaea A state of peace and plenty Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tahitian Vaehaʔa Endroit, lieu, part, portion Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Tikopia Vaenga Separate portion in a division or distribution; section (Fth)
Tokelau Vaaega Group, share, division, part (Sma)
Tongan Vaahenga Division, portion, share; central performer in dance (Cwd)

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