Protoform: KAFA.2 [PN] Strong, great

Description: Strong, great
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*5 PMP *kabal :Unverwundbarsein (Dpf).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian ʔAha/ʔaha Stand in an overbearing manner (Pki)
Mangareva Kaʔa Ensorcellement; sortilège, divination; exclamation: que c'est grand! (Rch)
Marquesas Keha Strong. Force, vigueur; devenir vigoureux (Lch). Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Marquesas Kaha Pouvoir maléfique d'envoûtement attribué à certains anciens tuhuna (Lch)
Marquesas Káhha A kind of spell, or charm; also the disease supposed to be inflicted thereby (Crk)
Moriori Kaha Strong. Able, great (wailing). Ability (Bke)
New Zealand Maori Kaha Strong, able; strength, persistency (Wms)
Pukapuka Kawa The wrestler in the ring awaiting a challenge (Mta)
Pukapuka Tuaa/kawa The second to the champion wrestler (Sby)
Samoan ʔAfa(ʔafa) Strong (Prt)
Tahitian Aha/aha Vantard Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Tahitian Aha/aha Rapidity, swiftness; to pursue, as a warrior his enemy (Dvs)
Tongan Kafa Great (Cwd)
Tongan Kaafa/kafa/ Vast, huge (Cwd)

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