Protoform: MANA.1 [OC] Power, effectiveness, prestige

Description: Power, effectiveness, prestige
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*0 >> PN *mana-qia "a handsome Lothario", NP *mana-qaki "exercise/endow with mana"
*7 PBN *mana "supernatural power" (Lvy. 1979).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Mana Supernatural force (Rch)
Easter Island Mana Supernatural force (Fts)
Fijian Mana Supernatural force (Cpl)
Hawaiian Mana Supernatural force (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Mana Mana/mana. :divination (Lbr)
Mangareva Mana Supernatural force (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mana Magic, power (Bck)
Marquesas Mana Supernatural force (Dln)
Mota Mana Supernatural force (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Mana Supernatural force (Wms)
Nggela Mana Supernatural force (Fox)
Niue Mana Miracle, magic (refers to supernatural phenomena) (Sph)
Nukuoro Mana Supernatural power (Crl)
Penrhyn Mana Supernatural force; power, favour (Sta)
Pukapuka Mana/mana Magical power supernatural force. (Sby)
Rarotongan Mana Have authority and the rights and prestige it confers (Bse)
Rotuman Mana Supernatural force (Cwd)
Samoan Mana Supernatural force (Prt)
Tahitian Mana Pouvoir surnaturel ou matériel; doué; qui possède un pouvoir; avoir pouvoir sur (Lmt)
Tikopia Mana Supernatural force (Fth)
Tongan Mana Supernatural force (Cwd)
Tuamotu Mana Supernatural force (Stn)
Tuvalu Mana Supernatural force (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mana Power; holy (Hvn)
Waya Mana Supernatural force (Ply)
West Futuna Faka/mana To amuse Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)
West Uvea Mana Force, vertu, vertueux; favorisé par les dieux ou par le sort (Hmn)

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