Protoform: FAKA-QATA.A [PN] Look steadily or closely at; look at one's reflection

Description: Look steadily or closely at; look at oneʔs reflection
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *faka-.1,2, *qata "reflection"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Faka/ʔa/ʔata Regarder au loin la main en visière; paire de jumelles (Mfr)
East Futuna Faka-ata Look for (as fish in sea) (Bgs)
East Futuna Fakaata Regarder avec attention; repérer Phonologically Irregular (Mfr)
East Uvea Fakaata Viser, lorgner (Rch)
Emae Fakaata Look in mirror (Cpl)
Marquesas Hakata Regarder dans la longue-vue (Dln)
Marquesas Há átta To spy (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Whakaata Look at one's reflected image; look or peer into (Wms)
Niue Fakaata/ata Peer, watch closely (Sph)
Niue Fakaata To look at one's reflection (McE)
Samoan Faʔaata To shade the eys or partially close them, in order to see far-off objects; to spy with a glass or telescope (Prt)
Tikopia Fakaata Look at reflection (Fth)
Tokelau Fakaata Look at one's image in a mirror; aim, point, sight along a line (Sma)
Tongan Fakaʔata Observe, look at or examine with a telescope, etc.; take aim (Cwd)
Tongan Fucca-áta To aim (Mar)
Tuvalu Fakaata/ata Look in mirror (Rby)

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