Protoform: WAA.2 [PN] Interval (of space or time)

Description: Interval (of space or time)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. FU *vaasiqa, PN *wasa
*2 Cf. *zaRa9 "having wide intervals, seldom" (Bst. 1989:177).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Vaa Interval of space (Fbg)
East Uvea Vaa Distance; durée, temps (Rch)
Hawaiian Waa Period of time; space, interval, as between two objects or times (Pki)
Luangiua Vaa Locative - present location (Smd)
Moriori Wa Time (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Waa Period, interval (of space or time) (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Aa Period of time. Probably a variant of waa (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Wa/waa Scattered (Wms)
Nuguria Te va/ne Jetzt (Ths)
Nuguria Vaa (Period of) time (Dvl)
Nukumanu Va/hao Time; ever (postverbal) Problematic (Trt)
Penrhyn Vaa Interval, gap, opening ; position; to be apart, open (Rmn)
Pukapuka Vaa The space (between) (Bge)
Rarotongan Vaa Gap, intervening space or distance; period of time, interval (Bse)
Rennellese Baa Open sea; distance, to be at a distance (Ebt)
Rotuman Vae/vaa/ Separated from (at a considerable distance) (Cwd)
Samoan Vaa Space between. Distance, space (between two places, things, or people); relationship, relations (between two things or people) (Mnr). (Prt)
Sikaiana Vaa- Prefix: space, land (Dnr)
Tahitian Va The space between the edges of the layers of thatch on the Tahitian houses (Dvs)
Takuu Vaa Distance along a known (and usually stated) route (noun of place, not preceded by an article); in compounds, gap or distance between two or more objects... (Mle)
Tikopia Vaa Space (Fth)
Tokelau Vaa Space, distance or room between two points, things (Sma)
Tongan Vaa Distance between (Cwd)
Tuamotu Vaa Interval (of space or time) (Stn)
Tuvalu Vaa Space between (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Vaa Space, interval (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Va Vertical overlays of lau (slats of house) (Lch)
West Futuna Ro/va The space between things (Cpl)
West Futuna No/va Epoque (Rve)

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