Protoform: WAI-A [PN] Wet, watery

Description: Wet, watery
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 < PN *wai, *-a

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Vaia Etre rempli d'eau (Mfr)
Mangareva Vaia/kae Déluge (Rch)
Marquesas Vaia Grande pluie, pluie torrentielle, inondation; déluge (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Waia Wet, watery, watered (Wms)
Nukuoro Vaia Abounding in water (Crl)
Penrhyn Vaia/a To be watery, waterish (Sta)
Samoan Vaia To be wet. Watery (Mnr). (Prt)
Tokelau Vaia Have excess of water, be watery [ex. 'water-logged'] (Sma)
Tongan Vaia To become wet or watery; to be affected or damaged by wetness; to become liquid.... (Cwd)
Tuvalu Vaia To be watery, to have an excess of water (Jsn)

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