Protoform: WAO-A [PN] Overgrown

Description: Overgrown
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 < PN *wao 'forest', *-a

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Vaoa Etre embroussaillé (Mfr)
East Uvea Vaoa Etre couvert d'herbes, de bois; inculte; au fig. poilu (Rch)
Mota Vaoaa To be overgrown by weeds (Jsn)
Samoan Vaoa Overgrown with weeds (Prt)
Tikopia Vao/vao/a Covered in weeds (Fth)
Tokelau Vaoa (of a garden) Be full of weeds; (of an island, land, etc.) be overgrown with unwanted bushes and trees (Sma)
Tongan Vaoa More or less overgrown with forest or scrub or weeds (Cwd)
Tongan Váooa Uncultivated (as land); overrun with weeds; fallow (Mar)

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