Protoform: HAGA.2 [PN] Turn or face in a particular direction

Description: Turn or face in a particular direction
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PPN *hagai "opposite", *saga.1b
*8 Note. PPN *h regularly reflected as SAM s between like vowels.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Aga Turn towards (Mfr)
East Uvea Haga Etre dirigé vers, tourné vers (Rch)
Mangareva Aga Turn eyes away (Rch)
Mangareva Aga/aga tua Turn one's back on (Rch)
Moriori Anga Turn (one's back) ; front; stomach, intestines (Wms) Problematic (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Anga Face, move (in a certain direction) (Wms)
Niue Haga Turn to, face; look the other way (Sph)
Niue Haga/ao To be about, to concern (Sph)
Niue Haga/haga To look about (Lws)
Nuguria Ana/ana Take care, look after (Dvl)
Nukumanu Ana/ana Pay attention (to) (Trt)
Nukumanu Ana Face (v) (Trt)
Nukuoro Anga Pay attention to, notice (Crl)
Pukapuka Anga/mai Turn this way! (Bge)
Pukapuka Anga/lua Growing side by side (as of two trees) (Bge)
Raʔivavae Aŋa To look at. Gaze at, regard (Stn). (Zpn)
Rarotongan Anga (Turn and) face (Bse)
Rennellese Anga Turn the front or back to (Ebt)
Rotuman Aga To face Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Aga Face in the direction of (Prt)
Takuu Ana (of trees etc.) Bend slightly (Mle)
Takuu Ana sara Crooked (Hwd)
Takuu Ana/ana Take care of (someone), look after (Mle)
Takuu Ana/ana Act as nursemaid to; support (as with clothes or food) (Hwd)
Tikopia Anga Orient towards, incline towards (Fth)
Tongan Hanga Turn (so as to face in a certain direction) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Aŋa Face, move v (Stn)
Tuvalu Aga Turn to face; listen, obey (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Anga Face, head for, concern (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Anga/iho Northwest; season at the end of the year (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Anga/ke Be turned bottom up (Hvn)
West Futuna Aŋa/mai Turn round (Cpl)
West Futuna Fi/aŋa/i (ANI) Opposite (Cpl)
West Futuna ŋa/si-a To row on side of canoe where there is no outrigger Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)

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