Protoform: WAHE [OC] Divide, division; separate

Description: Divide, division; separate
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*0 >> PN *ma-wahe "divided", *wahe-ga "division", *wahe-rua "divide in half"
*1 Cf. PN *wase
*3 PEO *wase "divide" (Gty. 1983).
*4 POC *vase (dbl.*vaze) (Mke. 1961).
*41 POC *wa(s,z)e "divide, distribute" (Mke.1968).
*42 PEMP *wa(n)se "divide" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Vae Tear, rend (Yen)
East Futuna Vae Divide, division, Separate (Mfr)
East Uvea Vahe Partager, diviser, séparer Borrowed (Rch)
Easter Island Vae Elegir, escoger, seleccionar. Choose (Wbr). (Kvt)
Emae Vae/a Divide, share out (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi W/wae To separate into groups (Lbr)
Luangiua Vaa/vae Deal out, divide (Smd)
Luangiua Va/vai Distribute (Hbn)
Mangareva Vae Choose, select (Jnu)
Marquesas Vae Choose, select (I) (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Wae Divide, division, separate (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Vahe/vahe Distribution of catch (Dye)
Niuatoputapu Vahe To pay (Dye)
Nuguria Vaevae Separated, apart (Dvl)
Nuguria V/vae (pass. vae/a) Separate, divide, share something with somebody (Dvl)
Nukumanu Vae/vae, vvae (plural) Divide (vt), distribute, share (Trt)
Nukuoro Vae Separate, Divide (Crl)
Pukapuka Va/vae Separate, divide into parts (Bge)
Pukapuka Vae/vae Divide, distribute (Bge)
Rarotongan Vae Divide, division, Separate (Bse)
Rennellese Bae Separate v. or get rid of (Ebt)
Rotuman Vae Divide (Cwd)
Samoan Vae To divide (Prt)
Samoan Vaae/faa Divide into four (Prt)
Sikaiana V/vae Divide, be divided (Dnr)
Tahitian Vae/haʔa Endroit, lieu, part, portion (Lmt)
Takuu V/vae Distribute, divide (Mle)
Tikopia Vae Divide; separate off (Fth)
Tikopia Vae/faga Point of division (Fth)
Tokelau Vavae Divide, share (Sma)
Tongan Vahe Divide, division, Separate (Cwd)
Tongan Vahe To parcel, to divide; to separate, or be separated, as two combatanta; parted from (Mar)
Tuamotu Vae Divide, division, separate (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Vae/a Separate (vt) things that stick together; distribute, share (Hvn)
West Futuna Vae/a Divide, share. Partager (argent), diviser en tas (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Vai-a To divide (Cpl)
West Futuna Ve/ve (amrae) Separate after living together (e.g. married couple) (Cpl)

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