Protoform: WAQI-GA [XW] Joke, play

Description: Joke, play
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XW: West Polynesia (TON,NIU,EUV,EFU,SAM,TOK,TUV,NFO)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Vaʔiga Fignoler, faire des fioritures; en faire trop, être méticuleux, soigneux; soin Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mfr)
East Uvea Vaʔiga Amusement, jeu, bagatelle; jouer... (Rch)
Fijian Wali To joke, flatter Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
Niuafoʔou Vaʔinga To play (Gry)
Niue Vaiga To joke, to tease (Sph)
Niue Faka/vai To trick, to play a practical joke; to lie, to tell a lie. Betray, deceive... (McE). (Sph)
Tongan Vaʔinga Game, pastime, diversion, hobby; to play, to have a game; to indulge in recreation or amusement or diversion, or in a pastime or a hobby (Cwd)

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