Protoform: QAO-ATEA [NP] Late morning to early afternoon, midday *qao-(qa)tea

Description: Late morning to early afternoon, midday *qao-(qa)tea
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*0 << PN *qaho "day (not night)", *qaa-tea "clear, unobstructed"
*0 >> CE *awatea
*1 Cf. SO *laqalaqa-tea; TO *ho-qataa
*8 SAM1 (and TOK) form due to replacement of tea found in several other words.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Avatea Midday Problematic (Fbg)
Easter Island ʔOotea Dawn, morning, morrow (Fts)
Ifira-Mele T/ootea Mid-day (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Oodee Noon (Lbr)
Marquesas Oatea Jour, grand jour (Dln)
Marquesas Ou ah dare Day break or dawn (Rbs)
Niue Aho-tea Broad or full daylight Problematic (Sph)
Niue A(h)otea Broad daylight Problematic (McE)
Nuguria Hetua-atea Star (morning) (Ray)
Nukuoro Odea Midday, noon (Crl)
Rennellese ʔAoʔatea Early afternoon (Ebt)
Samoan Aoatea Midday (Prt)
Samoan Aoa/uli Midday, noon Problematic (Prt)
Tikopia Aoatea, o(v)atea Midday; (early) afternoon (older form) (Fth)
Tikopia Avatea Midday (modern form) (Fth)
Tikopia Faka/oatea "Nooning", technical term for gift of food from household of mother' s lineage to household of father' s lineage in celebration of childbirth, initiation, etc. "noonday rite" (Drd)
Tokelau Aoa/uli Mid-morning; mid-day, noon Problematic (Sma)
Tongan ʔAho/tee/tea A little before sunrise Problematic (Cwd)
West Futuna T/aotea Noon, afternoon (Dty)
West Futuna T/autia, aoate (ANI), aotea (FUT) Midday (Cpl)
West Futuna (Ta) otea Midi (Rve)
West Uvea Aotea Midi (Hmn)

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