Protoform: TUQA.4 [XW] Believe in, trust: *(faka-)tu'a(tu'a)

Description: Believe in, trust: *(faka-)tuʔa(tuʔa)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XW: West Polynesia (TON,NIU,EUV,EFU,SAM,TOK,TUV,NFO)
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tuʔa(tuʔa) Faire confiance (Mfr)
East Futuna Fakatuʔatuʔa Compter sur quelqu'un (vi), faire confiance (Mfr)
East Uvea Tuʔatuʔa Compter sur, espérer en (Rch)
East Uvea Fakatuʔatuʔa Compter sur, se fier à, espérer en (Rch)
Niue Tua To believe, to have faith; to be dependent, to rely (Sph)
Niue Tua/haa Suspicious Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Samoan Faʔatuatua To hope for something promised; to trust, to rely on (Prt)
Samoan Tua To trust in the protection of (Prt)
Tokelau Fakatuatua Have faith; faith, belief (Sma)
Tongan Faka(tuʔo)tuʔa To think of or look forward to with confidence and hope, or with reluctance and apprehension (according to context) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cwd)
Tongan Tuʔotuʔa To give assistance to, to help or support (Cwd)
Tuvalu Fakatua/ga Trust, confidence; to trust, to believe (Jsn)

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