Protoform: WAASI [NP] Side, place, part

Description: Side, place, part
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *faqa-si.a "part, side, half"
*8 Note: Robarts makes it clear that *s (which he writes sh/zh/) and *f (ph) were distinct in MQA at the beginning of the 19th century.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Wahi A place; some, a little, a few, a bit of (Pki)
Luangiua Vahi Side (Smd)
Luangiua I ke vahi Neben [beside, near] (Sar)
Luangiua Vasi hale Walls of house (Smd)
Mangareva Vaʔi Lieu, endroit, partie d'un tout, d'une assemblée (Rch)
Marquesas Vahi. Vaahi (Mtu). Place (I). Lieu, place, endroit (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Vahhi A place (Crk)
Moriori Wahi Part (Shd)
Moriori Tara/wahi The other side (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Waahi Part, portion; place (Bgs)
Nuguria Te vahi masina Zunehmender Mond Problematic (Ths)
Nukumanu Vahi Place; side (Trt)
Nukumanu Ngaahi Area Phonologically Irregular (???)
Penrhyn Vaahi To open, clear the way Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sta)
Pukapuka Vaayi Place, side (Sby)
Rapa Vaʔi Part (Sks)
Sikaiana Vaahi Part, side (Sps)
Tahitian Vaahi Endroit, lieu; part, portion, morceau (Lmt)
Takuu Vasi Half, part, side, region, area (Mle)
Tuamotu Vaahi Place, portion (Stn)

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