Protoform: FAANAU.B [NP] Bear child, give birth; be born: *fa(a)nau

Description: Bear child, give birth; be born: *fa(a)nau
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *fanau

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Panau Be born, give birth (Fbg)
East Futuna Faanau To be born (Mfr)
East Futuna Faanau-ʔi Accoucher, mettre au monde (tr.) (Mfr)
East Uvea Faanau, fanau-ʔi Accoucher, enfanter. Donner naissance à. (Rch)
Easter Island Hanau Nacer; dar a luz (Fts)
Easter Island Hanau/tama Pregnant (Wbr)
Emae Faanau, fanau-a Have a baby, give birth; bear (child). (Clk)
Hawaiian Haanau Give birth, lay an egg; born (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Faanau, fanau-a Give birth, have a baby. Bear (child), lay (egg). (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Haanau Born, give birth (Lbr)
Luangiua Haaŋau Give birth (Smd)
Luangiua Haŋau To bear (children); be born (Hbn)
Mangareva ʔAanau Naître v.i.; accoucher, mettre bas v.tr. (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Faanau To be born (Krk)
Marquesas Hanau (MQN), fanau (MQS). Haanau (Mtu). To be born. Naître, enfanter, accoucher, naissance. (Dln)
Marquesas Phaʔnow Born (Rbs)
Moriori Whanau Be born (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Whaanau Born, give birth (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Whaanau-a Passive of whaanau (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whaanau-tanga Birth, derived n. (Bgs)
Niuafoʔou Faanau To be born (Dye)
Nuguria Haanau Give birth to, bear (offspring); lay (eggs) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Haanau Be born (Trt)
Nukuoro Haanau Born, give birth to (Crl)
Penrhyn Haanau Be born, produce (Sta)
Pukapuka Waanau Be born; give birth (Mta)
Raʔivavae Haanau Bear a child, give birth; be born (Stn)
Rapa Ka anau To be born (Grn)
Rapa Anau To bring forth (Grn)
Rarotongan ʔAanau Give birth, to bear (offspring); be born (Bse)
Rennellese Hanau/nga Place where women give birth; women's defecation place [Bellona Dialect] (Ebt)
Samoan Faanau Be born, give birth (Prt)
Sikaiana Haanau To bear a child, to give birth; to be born (Dnr)
Tahitian Faanau Donner naissance, accoucher, mettre bas; naitre, être né (biblique) (Lmt)
Takuu Faanau Give birth (Hwd)
Takuu Haanau Give birth, lay an egg; be born (Mle)
Tikopia Faanau Give birth; be born (Fth)
Tokelau Faanau Give birth; be born (Sma)
Tuamotu Haanau Born, to be, give birth to (Stn)
Tuvalu Faanau Give birth, be born (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hanau(ia) Give birth (to) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hanau/a Give birth to, lay egg (of a turtle) (Hvn)
West Futuna Fanau To bring forth child (Cpl)
West Uvea Faanau Avoir des enfants (Hmn)

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