Protoform: HAGA.1 [MP] Span (measurement)

Description: Span (measurement)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*3 PEO *za9a "span" (Gty. 1983).
*4 POC *za9a (Mke. 1961).
*5 PMP *za9an "handspan" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Haga Empan (mesure) Problematic (Rch)
Emae Aga Span (Cpl)
Fijian Caga Span (measurement) (Cpl)
Hawaiian Ana Measure (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Anga Unit of measure, span (Lbr)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Anga honu Finger span (Bck)
Marquesas ʔAka Mesurer (Dln)
Niue Haga/tike Span (from tip of tumb to tip of index finger) (Sph)
Nuguria He/ana Measure (vt) [ex. with fingers] (Dvl)
Nukuoro Anga Span (Measurement) (Crl)
Raʔivavae Aŋa Span. To measure across the chest, as a stick or cord (Stn). (Zpn)
Rotuman Aga Fathom Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Aga Span (Measurement) (Prt)
Tahitian Aa To measure length or breadth (Dvs)
Tokelau Aga Hand-span (used as a measuring-unit) (Hpr)
Tongan Hanga Span (Measurement) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Aŋa Measure across chest to fingertips (Stn)
Tuvalu Aga Measure in spans (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako N/aga/ii Unit of length: span (end of thumb to little finger) Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
Vaeakau-Taumako Anga Gap, opening. Time period (Lch). (Hvn)

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