Protoform: WAA.1 [EO] Roar, talk loudly

Description: Roar, talk loudly
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic
Notes:

*3 PEO *waRa "speak" (Gty:1990:80).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Va/va Hubbub; a situation where everyone is talking at once (Fbg)
East Futuna Va, va/va Cris tumultueux, cris bruyants (Gzl)
East Uvea Vaa ke Dispute bruyante; Vaa tau. :Cris de guerre (Btn)
East Uvea Vaa(vaa) Rire de, se moquer de (Rch)
East Uvea Vaa/vaa Cri bruyant, rire bruyant (Rch)
Easter Island Haka/vaa To speak (Chl)
Easter Island Baaʔ/bá Insultar Phonologically Irregular (Fts)
Easter Island Ba/bá Eco, resonancia; resonar (Fts)
Hawaiian Waa Make a noise, roar, din, talk much (Pki)
Hawaiian Wa/waa Tumultuous; racket, loud talk, echo, sound of distant voices, roar; rumored, talked about... (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Wa Resound, hum, of a distant voice or roar (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Waa Roar (Lbr)
Luangiua V/va(a) Make awful sound; loud noise (Smd)
Luangiua Ha(a)/v/vaa Yell out (Smd)
Luangiua Ve/v/vaa Make loud noise/sound (Smd)
Mangareva Va Exagerer les sons de la voix en parlant en faire entend plus qu'il ne faut (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Haka/va Scream (Krk)
Marquesas Va/va Rauque (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Wa/waa Make loud indistinct noise (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/waa Accuse, condemn, investigate (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whakawaa/waa Recriminate, wrangle (Wms)
Niue Vaa To mock Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Nuguria V/vaa Noisy, loud (Dvl)
Nukumanu Vaa (mult. vavaa) Shout, call out (Trt)
Nukuoro Vaa To make noise (in a group) (Crl)
Nukuoro Aude vaa/vaa Don't talk about this to anyone! (Crl)
Penrhyn Vaa/vaa Obscure, not clear; dumb, deaf-mute; obscure noise (Sta)
Pukapuka Vaa/vaa To speak, make a noise (Sby)
Rarotongan Vaa/vaa Converse in a familiar manner, yarn, engage in friendly gossip (Bse)
Rennellese Baa Deliberate, discuss (Ebt)
Samoan Va Noise (Prt)
Sikaiana V(a)/vaa Noise; be noisy (Dnr)
Sikaiana V/vaa Speech heard but speakers unseen (Sps)
Tahitian Va/vaa Les bruits du vent, de la pluie, de l'eau, de la mer; faire ces bruits (Lmt)
Tahitian Va The rushing down of the rain that comes suddenly and is soon over (Dvs)
Takuu V/vaa Noise; to make a vocal noise; (of fish) create turbulence near a canoe; loud, noisy (Mle)
Tikopia Va(va) Chatter, babble (Fth)
Tongan Vaa Laugh loudly (of two or more) (Cwd)
Tuvalu Vaa/vaa Make growling noise at someone (Rby)
West Futuna X/va To echo (Cpl)

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