Protoform: WALA.2 [PN] Be apart, separated

Description: Be apart, separated
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *waa.2 'interval of space or time'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Vara/vara Plantar semillas o plantitas dejando espacio entre ellas. To be separated. The few remaining (of a group, of many) (Wbr). (Kvt)
Mangareva Vara/vara Etre clair, espacé, qui n'est pas serré. Thin, thinly sown; lightly scattered (Tgr). (Rch)
Mangareva Ko/vara Petit intervalle, petit espace (Rch)
Mangareva Taa/vaara Etre clair, peu serré, espacé (en parlant des plantations; se dit encore des cordes peu serrées dans leur confection); être affamé. avide d'avoir; ne pas participer à un jeuoded (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Whaka/wara/wara To place at regular distances apart (Sve)
Marquesas Vaʔa/vaʔa (MQS), varavara (MQN) Fluet, petit, mince, fin, de petite taille Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Tii/wara/ Cleave in two (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Ko/wara/ Force open (Wms)
Niue Vala Piece, particle, portion Problematic (Sph)
Niue Vala/vala Small pieces, crumbs (Sph)
Rarotongan Vaara To be apart, as of distance; not close together (Sve)
Samoan Vala/vala To be wide apart (Prt)
Samoan Vala/lua Part in two (Prt)
Tahitian Vara/vara A claire-voie; épars, clairsemé, rare, rarement (Lmt)
Tokelau Vala (of a road or path) Branch off; be different, be separate (Sma)
Tongan Fe/vaala/aki (of person or mind) To be pulled or distracted this way and that, wondering...which of two or more courses to take (Cwd)
Tuamotu Vara/vara Wide apart, scattered (Stn)

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