Protoform: MAANAWA.1 [AN] Breath, breathe

Description: Breath, breathe
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*0 >> SO *fatu-manava "heart", CE *manawa-nui "patience, fortitude, courage"
*1 Cf. PN *manawa "belly"
*4 POC *[ma]ñawa "breathe, rest, be alive; breath, life; fontanelle' (LPO V:113, 293).
*5 PMP *n'ava` "seele, hauchseele" (Dpf. 1938).
*5 PMP *nihawa "breath; life force, breath soul; to breathe; breathe easily, feel comfort, be at ease, have ‘breathing room’; to rest, take a break" (ACD)
*6 PAN *NiSawa "breath; to breathe" (ACD).
*7 PMC *ma-[nN]awa "alive" (Gdh 1995).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Maanava Breath, to rest (Fbg)
East Futuna Maanava Breath, breathe (Bgs)
East Uvea Maanava Breath, breathe (Rch)
Emae Maanava Breathe (Cpl)
Hawaiian Manawa/ea Rising breath (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Manawa Come up to the surface (from diving) (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Manawa dogi Asthma (Lbr)
Luangiua Maaŋava Breathe (Smd)
Luangiua Maŋava Breathe, throb (Hbn)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maanava Breathe (Tnr)
Marquesas Menava Breath. Respiration, souffle, pouls (Dln)
Marquesas Toi te menava (MQN), huti te menava (Ua Pou) Respirer, breathe (Chf)
Moriori Manawa Breath (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Manawa Breath (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Maanava Breath (Dye)
Niuafoʔou Maanava Breathe (Tmo)
Niue Faka/manava/ Breath (Sph)
Nuguria Maanava Breath; breathe (in) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Manava Breath, breathe (Crl)
Pukapuka Maanava Long-winded, good at holding breath under water (Bge)
Pukapuka Waka/manava/ To rest, breathe (Bge)
Rarotongan Manava Sound-winded (Bse)
Rennellese Manaba Breath (Ebt)
Rennellese Manaba/ʔanga Breath, breathing (Ebt)
Rennellese Haka/maanaba/ Breath (Ebt)
Samoan Maanava Breathe, breath; palpitate, pulsate; rest from work (Prt)
Sikaiana Maanava Breath (Dnr)
Takuu Maanava Breathe; take a rest, get relief... (Mle)
Tikopia Maanava Breath (Fth)
Tokelau Maanava Breath, breathing (Sma)
Tongan Maanava Breath, breathe (Cwd)
Tongan Manava Breath (Mar)
Tuamotu Manava Breath (Poetic) (Stn)
Tuvalu Maanava Breathe (Rby)
Tuvalu Faka/maanava/ Give another a breather by taking over a task (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ma(a)nava Breathe, rest (Hvn)
West Futuna Manava Breathe rapidly (as with fright) (Dty)

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