Protoform: WALE.2 [PN] Mad, ignorant,stupid, unskilled, careless, forgetful *wale-a

Description: Mad, ignorant,stupid, unskilled, careless, forgetful *wale-a
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> EC *vale "left (hand)"
*2 PCP *vale 'ignorant, unskilled, stupid, mad' (LPO V:582)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Vare Foolish, stupid, mentally unbalanced (person) (Fbg)
East Futuna Vale Mad, ignorant, unskilled (Mfr)
Kapingamarangi W/wale Numb (of limbs through holding in one position for a long time) (Lbr)
Luangiua Vale Drunk (Smd)
Mangareva Vare Be deluded; forget (Rch)
Marquesas Vaʔe Tame (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Ware Ignorant, careless (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Ware/ware Forgetful (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Vale Foolish, ignorant (Dye)
Niue Vale Angry, wild, mad with somebody (Sph)
Niue Faa/vale Fierce, savage, wild; to act violently, to growl (Sph)
Nuguria Va/vare Dumm (Ths)
Nuguria V/vare Crazy; drunk, intoxicated (Dvl)
Nukumanu V/vale Having emotional or intellectual deficiencies; drunk (Fbg)
Nukumanu V/vare Fool; in error; madly (Trt)
Nukuoro Haga/v/vale Spirit possession (Crl)
Nukuoro Vale/vale Foolish (Crn)
Penrhyn Vare Be deluded, be convinced ; be deceived, overcome; tame (Rmn)
Pukapuka Vale Stupid, numb ; be senile, lose memory ; deluded; forget (Mta)
Rarotongan Vare Duped, deceived, misled, cajoled (Bse)
Rennellese Bage Do carelessly (Ebt)
Rotuman Ag vare Behave rudely Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Vale Idiot (Prt)
Sikaiana V/vale Crazy, stupid, insane, peculiar, unusual (Dnr)
Tahitian Vare Etre dupe, être trompé (Lmt)
Takuu V/vare Insensible, ignorant, lacking sensibility or knowledge; (of a limb) asleep, numb; drunk, intoxicated; foolish, silly, crazy; ignorant person (Mle)
Tikopia Vare Stupid, foolish, silly (Fth)
Tokelau Vale Mentally ill person; idiot, fool, lunatic (in colloquial sense); be totally absorbed in some activity (Sma)
Tongan Vale Foolish, silly, ignorant; unskilled, incapable, incompetent; mad on, over-fond of (Cwd)
Tongan Vale, valea. Cow-vale. Ky-vale. Mad, insane, foolish, crazy, delirious; ignorant. A pack of fools. Greedy, gluttonous. (Mar)
Tuamotu Vare Forget (Stn)
Tuvalu Vale Mad, foolish (Rby)
Tuvalu Vale Drunk; fool, idiot, lunatic, retarded person (Jsn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lala/vale Get lost, get confused, not knowing the way (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mda/vale/ina Not recognize (Hvn)
West Futuna Vare Ignorant, forgetful, senile (Dty)
West Futuna Vare/vare Blunt Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)
West Futuna Var/vare Baby Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)

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