Protoform: FAI-GATAQA [PN] Difficult

Description: Difficult
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *fai "make, do", *gataqa "difficult"
*1 Cf. PN *fai-9aofie "easy"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Faigataʔa Difficile, pénible (Mfr)
East Uvea Faigataʔa Difficile, pénible (Rch)
Kapingamarangi Ngadaa Difficult (Lbr)
Luangiua Haiŋ(a)kaa Hard, difficult (Smd)
Nukumanu Hainattaa Difficult, difficulty (plural) (Trt)
Nukuoro Hai ngadaa Difficult (Crl)
Nukuoro Hai-ngata Industrious (Crn)
Pukapuka Waingataa Difficult to do (Bge)
Rennellese Haingataʔa To be hard, difficult, obstinate, hard to approach, uncooperative (Ebt)
Samoan Faigataa Hard, difficult; critical, dangerous; serious (Prt)
Sikaiana Hainataa To be difficult, hard to accomplish (Dnr)
Takuu Hainataa Difficult, hard, slow (Mle)
Tikopia Faingataa Difficulty; effective power (Fth)
Tokelau Faigataa Difficult, hard; difficulty, danger (Sma)
Tongan Faingataʔa Difficult to do, difficult (Cwd)
Tongan Fygnata Difficult, arduous (Mar)
Tuvalu Faigataa Difficult (of things, children) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Heingataa, feingataa Be difficult (Hvn)

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