Protoform: QAROFA.A [MP] Love, pity, compassion

Description: Love, pity, compassion
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*4 POC *qarop(-i) 'feel pity, empathy, be sorry for' (LPO V:587)..
*5 PMP *harep "gernhaben" (Dpf. 1938).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Aropa Pity, compassion (Yen)
East Futuna ʔAlofa-ʔia Love, pity, compassion (Bgs)
East Uvea ʔOfa Amitie, affection, amour, faveur (Rch)
East Uvea ʔAlofa Salut (Rch)
Easter Island ʔAroha Commiseration, compassion, condolence. Grief, sorrow, sadness; regret, be sorry; pity (Wbr). (Fts)
Fijian Garo Desire Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian Aloha Love, pity, compassion (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Aroha Love, affection, pity (arch.) (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Aloho To love, to pity (Lbr)
Luangiua Aloha Sad. Love (Hbn)
Luangiua Aloha Sad (Smd)
Mangareva Aroʔa Compassion (Rch)
Mangareva Aooa Regretter; désirer quelqu'un Problematic (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Aroha Take pity on; affection (Bck)
Marquesas K/aʔoha/, aʔoha Regret, aimer. Hommage, reconnaissance; présent, don gratuit (Lch). Love (Mtu). (Dln)
Moriori (I)aroha Compassion, love, affection (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Aroha-ina, -tia Love, pity, compassion (Wms)
Nggela Arovi Pity (Fox)
Niuafoʔou ʔOfa Love Borrowed (Tmo)
Niue Ofa To love (Obs.) (Sph)
Niue Alofa Love n Borrowed (McE)
Niue Fe/ofa/naki To love one another (Sph)
Niue Ofa/ofa To love deeply (Sph)
Niue Ofa/nia To love (Sph)
Nuguria Aroha (pl. arroha) Be sad, feel sorry (Dvl)
Nukumanu Hai aloha (aroha) Show mercy, have mercy (Trt)
Nukumanu Aroha (pl. alloha) Mourn; feel sorry for, feel compassion (Trt)
Nukuoro Aloha Compassion, affection (Crl)
Penrhyn Aroha Love (Sta)
Pukapuka Aloa Love, pity (Sby)
Raʔivavae Arooha To feel love...grieve show sympathy...feel kindness, to be generous... (Stn)
Rarotongan Aroʔa-ʔia Greet, welcome, offer good wishes; welcome with a gift; have pity on; forgive (Bse)
Rennellese ʔAgoha Pity v, feeling of love etc. (Ebt)
Rotuman ʔOfa Love, like, glad, desire Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan Alofa Love, pity, compassion (Prt)
Sikaiana Aloha Pity (Sps)
Tahitian Aroha Compassion, pity, sympathy, love, affection; to have pity or compassion; to shew mercy, love, sympathy; pitiable (Dvs)
Tahitian Arofa Pitié, sympathie, bonté, compassion, amour, solidarité; avoir pitié, avoir de la sympathie, de la bonté (Lmt)
Takuu Arofa Love, feel compassion (Hwd)
Takuu Aroha Feel love or affection; compassion, pity; to miss someone (Mle)
Tikopia Arofa Sympathy, affection, love (Fth)
Tokelau Alofa Love, affection or kindness; hospitality; divine mercy or love; to love, feel affection for; be kind; feel sorry for, express sympathy; have mercy or pity (Sma)
Tongan ʔOfa Love, kind to, to be (Cwd)
Tongan ʔAlo/ʔofa Love, pity, compassion (honorific for qofa) (Cwd)
Tongan Ofa Love, esteem, mercy (Mar)
Tuamotu Aroha Love, pity, compassion (Stn)
Tuvalu Alofa Love, pity, compassion (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Alofa Mercy, love (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Aloha Be sorry, be sad, pity (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Alofa/sia To pity (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Aloha/hia Have compassion or sorrow for (Hvn)
West Futuna Arofa (WFU), alofa (ANI) Sorrow, pity, compassion, love; present, gift; gesture of kindness or sympathy; paint for rubbing on persons so that their enemies may not kill them (Dty)
West Futuna Tangi arofa Cris, lamentation (deuils) (Rve)

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