Protoform: WAI.2 [NP] Name of a lunar month or season

Description: Name of a lunar month or season
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*8 Cf. PPN *wai.1 'water', *wai-muqa, *wai-muri

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Vai/movai Saison des cyclones (Rch)
Easter Island Bai/tunui Old name of month corresponding to April (Fts)
Tokelau Vai/noa The ninth month of the Tokelau traditional year, from mid-August to mid-September (during Vainoa it is hot and very calm and windless) (Sma)
Tuamotu Vai/tua The sixth month (Stn)

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