Protoform: QAROFA.A [MP] Love, pity, compassion

Description: Love, pity, compassion
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*4 POC *qaro-qopa.
*5 PMP *harep "gernhaben" (Dpf. 1938).
*5 PMP *herap "to like" (Dpf).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Aropa Pity, compassion (Yen)
East Futuna ʔAlofa-ʔia Love, pity, compassion (Bgs)
East Uvea ʔOfa Amitie, affection, amour, faveur (Rch)
East Uvea ʔAlofa Salut (Rch)
Easter Island ʔAroha Commiseration, compassion, condolence (Fts)
Emae Faka/arofa Poor (Clk)
Fijian Garo Desire Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian Aloha Love, pity, compassion (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Aroha Love, affection, pity (arch.) (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Aloho To love, to pity (Lbr)
Luangiua Aloha Sad. Love (Hbn)
Luangiua Aloha Sad (Smd)
Mangareva ʔAka/aroʔa/ To love, cherish (Tgr)
Mangareva Aroʔa Compassion (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Aroha Take pity on; affection (Bck)
Marquesas K/aʔoha/, aʔoha Regret, aimer (Dln)
Moriori (I)aroha Compassion, love, affection (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Aroha-ina, -tia Love, pity, compassion (Wms)
Nggela Arovi Pity (Fox)
Niue Ofa To love (Obs.) (McE)
Niue Alofa Love n Borrowed (McE)
Niue Faka/alofa/ Love, compassion, pity Borrowed (McE)
Nuguria Aroha (pl. arroha) Be sad, feel sorry (Dvl)
Nuguria Haka/aroha Poor, unfortunate, unlucky (Dvl)
Nukuoro Aloha Compassion, affection (Crl)
Penrhyn Aroha Love (Sta)
Pukapuka Aloa Love, pity (Sby)
Rarotongan Aroʔa-ʔia Greet, welcome, offer good wishes; welcome with a gift; have pity on; forgive (Bse)
Rennellese ʔAgoha Pity v, feeling of love etc. (Ebt)
Rotuman ʔOfa Love, like, glad, desire Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Alofa Love, pity, compassion (Prt)
Sikaiana Aloha Pity (Sps)
Tahitian Aroha Compassion, pity, sympathy, love, affection; to have pity or compassion; to shew mercy, love, sympathy; pitiable (Dvs)
Tahitian Arofa Pitié, sympathie, bonté, compassion, amour, solidarité; avoir pitié, avoir de la sympathie, de la bonté (Lmt)
Takuu Arofa Love, feel compassion (Hwd)
Takuu Aroha Feel love or affection; compassion, pity; to miss someone (Mle)
Tikopia Arofa Sympathy, affection, love (Fth)
Tongan ʔOfa Love, kind to, to be (Cwd)
Tongan ʔAloʔofa Love, pity, compassion (honorific for qofa) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Aroha Love, pity, compassion (Stn)
Tuvalu Alofa Love, pity, compassion (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Alofa Mercy, love (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Aloha Be sorry, be sad, pity (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Alofa/sia To pity (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Aloha/hia Have compassion or sorrow for (Hvn)
West Futuna Arofa (WFU), alofa (ANI) Sorrow, pity, compassion, love (Dty)

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