Protoform: MA-MAFA [MP] Heavy

Description: Heavy
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> NP *tau-mafa, EC *tai-mafa
*4 POC *mapat "heavy" (LPO II:213).
*5 PMP *berat "schwersein" (Dpf. 1938).
*5 PMP *beReqat "weight, heaviness, weightiness; difficult; pregnant"; *ma-beReqat "heavy, burdensome" (ACD).
*7 PBN *mava "heavy" (Lvy. 1979).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mamafa Heavy (Yen)
East Futuna Mamafa Heavy (Bgs)
East Uvea Mamafa Heavy (Rch)
Emae Mamafa Heavy (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Mmafa Heavy (Clk)
Luangiua (M)maha Heavy (Smd)
Moriori Maha Many; quantity Problematic (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Maha Many; abundance, number; majority Problematic (Wms)
Nggela Mava Heavy (Fox)
Niuafo Ēou Mamafa Heavy (Dye)
Niue Mamafa Heavy (Sph)
Nuguria Maho Hard (Ray)
Nuguria Maha Schwer (Ths)
Nukumanu Haka/mmaha Glorify; honour; praise Uncertain Semantic Connection (Trt)
Nukumanu Mmaha Heavy (Trt)
Nukumanu Sui mmaha Costly (Trt)
Rennellese Mamaha Heavy, imperfect, poor, sad, (Ebt)
Rotuman Maha Heavy (Cwd)
Samoan Mamafa Heavy, (Prt)
Sikaiana Mmaha Heavy (Dnr)
Takuu (M)mafa Heavy, expensive (Hwd)
Takuu Mmaha Heavy; expensive, dear (Mle)
Tikopia Mafa Heavy, weighty (Fth)
Tokelau Mamafa Heavy; serious, weighty; (head) ache; (nose) having a cold (Sma)
Tongan Mamafa Heavy, (Cwd)
Tongan Mamafa Heavy, ponderous (Mar)
Tuvalu Mamafa Heavy (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mafa Important (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Maha Heavy; expensive (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mafa/sia Be too heavy for, weigh down [NUP] (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hua/maha Celebrate, respect, praise (Hvn)
West Futuna (H)mafa Heavy; pregnant; sad (subject roto) (Dty)
West Futuna Xmafa Pregnant (Cpl)
West Uvea Mumaha Lourd, pesant; porter le deuil; respectueusement, dignement (Hmn)

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