Protoform: QAU.1 [MP] Current

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

*3 PEO *?aRu(cs) (Gty:1990:81).
*4 POC *qaRus "current; to flow" (LPO II:92).
*5 PMP *qaRus "current, flow" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Au Sea current (Yen)
East Uvea Au Le courant de la mer (Btn)
Easter Island ʔAu Sea current (Fts)
Hawaiian Au Current (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Au Current (Lbr)
Mangareva Au Ebb and flow of tide (Jnu)
Manihiki-Rakahanga E/au An ocean current (Sve)
Marquesas Au Courant sur mer (Dln)
Moriori I/au/ripo Eddy (Shd)
Mota Aru Current (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Au Current (Wms)
Niue A/au Ocean wave; to be swift (of sea). A current (McE). (Sph)
Nukuoro Au Current (Crl)
Penrhyn Au Current of the sea (Sta)
Pukapuka Au Ocean current (Bge)
Rapa Au Current (Grn)
Rarotongan Au Current (Bse)
Rotuman Au Current; flow or rush of water (Cwd)
Takuu Au Current of water, stream (Mle)
Tikopia Au Spume on surface of sea, a result of high waves (Fth)
Tokelau Au Current, flow (Sma)
Tongan ʔAu Current, stream (Cwd)
Tupuaki Au Current (Grn)
Tuvalu Au Current (of sea) (Rby)
Waya (Y)au Flow, run freely, as a current of water or blood from a wound (Ply)
West Futuna Au Current, eddy, whirlpool (Cpl)

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