Protoform: WAI.1 [MP] Fresh water

Description: Fresh water
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> NP *wai-uu "milk"
*4 POC *waiR "fresh water; river, stream" (LPO II:57).
*5 PMP *wahiR "fresh water, stream, river" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Vai Generic term for water; water container; fresh water supply (Fbg)
East Futuna Vai Water (Mfr)
East Uvea Vai Water (Rch)
Easter Island Vai Water, liquid, juice; drink, beverage (Fts)
Emae Vai Water (Cpl)
Fijian Wai Water (Cpl)
Hawaiian Wai Water (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Vai Fresh water (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Wai Water , (Ebt)
Kwaraʔae Kwai Water (???)
Lau Qai Water (Ivs)
Luangiua Vai Water (Smd)
Mangareva Vai Water (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Vai Water (Krk)
Marquesas Vai Water (I) (Dln)
Moriori Wai River (Shd)
Mota Pei Water (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Wai Water, especially fresh wate; creek, river (Wms)
Nguna N/oai Water (Stz)
Niuafoʔou Vai Water (Dye)
Niuatoputapu Vai Fresh water (Dye)
Niue Vai Water; medicine; chemical compound (Sph)
Nuguria Vai Water (Dvl)
Nukumanu Vai Water (Trt)
Nukuoro Vai Water, liquid (Crl)
Penrhyn Vai Water (Sta)
Pukapuka Vai Fresh vater, well (Bge)
Rapa Vai Water (Sks) (Sks)
Rarotongan Vai Water (Bse)
Rennellese Bai Water (Ebt)
Rotuman Vai Water (Cwd)
Saʔa Wai Water (Ivs)
Samoan Vai Water (Prt)
Sikaiana Vai Water, juice, liquid, sap (Dnr)
Tahitian Vai Water (see the modern pape) (Dvs)
Takuu Vai Fresh water, liquid, well for drawing water, puddle, lake, or other body of water (Mle)
Tikopia Vai Water, liquid; pool, spring (Fth)
Tokelau Vai Water (Sma)
Tongan Vai Water (Cwd)
Tongan Vy Water, liquid, fluidity, juice, a pond, any thing serous or watery (Mar)
Tuamotu Vai Water (Stn)
Tuvalu Vai Water (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Vai Water; well; river, current; water container (Hvn)
Waya Wai Water (Ply)
West Futuna Vai Fresh water (Dty)
West Uvea Vai Contenant. Eau douce (B 1860) (Hmn)

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