Protoform: WALE-GA [TA] Distracted, absorbed, unconscious

Description: Distracted, absorbed, unconscious
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

*1 Cf. CE *wale-a.B

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangaia Varenga Unconscious, accustomed, absorbed; forget an important thing, having been engrossed in a less important thing (Sta)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Varenga Busy (Sve)
Penrhyn Varenga To be tamed; tame; attached to, affable (Sta)
Rarotongan Varenga Engrossed, beguiled, distracted, absorbed; become familiar, tame, lose shyness (Bse)
Tahitian Vareʔa Envie de dormir, sommeil; être endormi (Aca)
Tuamotu Vareeŋa Forgetfulness; unconscious (Stn)
Tuamotu Vareeŋa i te piko To fall asleep (Stn)

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