Protoform: FAFA.2 [AN] Mouth

Description: Mouth
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*0 >> CE *waha.2
*4 POC *[pwa]pwa(q) '(inner) mouth' (LPO V:128).
*5 PMP *baqbaq "mouth, opening; speak, say" (ACD).
*6 PAN *baqbaq "mouth" (Dhl. 1981).
*8 Note. MQA fafa, haha, MVA `a`a considered to be borrowed from EAS. MQA ha`avaha, MVA va`a considered to be from *wasa which falls together with *fafa in CE languages.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Haha Mouth (Fts)
Kapingamarangi Haha Mouth (Lbr)
Lau Faafaa Open mouth wide (Ivs)
Mangareva ʔAaʔaa Mouth Problematic (Rch)
Marquesas Haha Bouche, geule, ouverture Problematic (Dln)
Marquesas Fafa Mouth Problematic (Crk)
Mota Vava To say (Cdn)
Nukuoro Haha Mouth odour (Crl)
Nukuoro Alo/haha Throat (of fish only) (Crl)
Rennellese Haha/nga Mouth (Ebt)
Vaeakau-Taumako Alo/fafa Mouth (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lo/haha Throat (Hvn)
West Futuna Fafa Mouth, mouthlike opening. Intérieur (du bateau), cratère (du volcan) (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Fafa/nga Palais de la bouche (Hmn)

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