Protoform: FAIWA [PN] Skill, special ability, occupation, performance (Clk)

Description: Skill, special ability, occupation, performance (Clk)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> SO *faiva "fishing"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Paiva Expertise, way (Fbg)
East Uvea Faiva Metier, emploi, toute chose ou l'on excelle (Btn)
Fijian Vaiwa That at which one is clever (a Lau word) (Cpl)
Niuafoʔou Faiva Movie (Tmo)
Nuguria Haiva Race, competition (Dvl)
Nukuoro Haiva Work, activity, occupation (Crl)
Pukapuka Waiva A special skill; skilful, clever (Bge)
Rennellese Haiba All kinds of gathering, fishing, catching, killing, making money (Ebt)
Samoan Faiva Employment, job, specialty; skill, craft; affairs, business (Prt)
Takuu Faiva Footrace (Hwd)
Takuu Haiva Running race; competitive sporting activity generally (Mle)
Tikopia Faiva Doings, pursuits, skill (Fth)
Tokelau Faiva Occupation, employment, something that somebody regularly does (Sma)
Tongan Faiva Work, feat requiring skill, craft, performance, entertainment (Cwd)
Tongan Fáïva, fyiva Knack, dexterity, slight of hand (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Haiva, faiva Act, way of doing (Hvn)

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