Protoform: QAHAWA-NA [AN] Marry; elope; spouse

Description: Marry; elope; spouse
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*0 >> NP *qaawaga
*4 POC *qasawa "spouse" (Bst.1998a).
*5 PMP *qasawa "spouse: husband, wife" (ACD).
*6 PAN *qasa:wa (Zrc. 1990).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea ʔOhoana Époux, épouse, conjoint; se marier Borrowed (Rch)
Niue Hoana Wife; to marry (Sph)
Rennellese ʔAaba/ki Participate, join, help; helper, assistant, spouse (Ebt)
Samoan Aavaa Wife (Prt)
Samoan Aava Respect, honour (Prt)
Samoan Ava The wife of a common man (Prt)
Tokelau Aava Respect, politeness, honour (Sma)
Tokelau Avaa- Prefix meaning "two together" (Sma)
Tongan ʔOhoana Spouse, husband, wife. An old word (Cwd)
Tongan Ohana A husband or wife, a spouse, a married person; to marry (Mar)
Tuvalu Aava Polite, respectful ; honour, respect (Rby)
West Uvea Ava- Epoux, épouse (ava-ku, ava-u, ava-na) (Hmn)

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