Protoform: FAKA-MAQU [PN] Attach, make fast

Description: Attach, make fast
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *faka-.1, *maqu.1a "firm, fast"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fakamaʔu Fixer, attacher; fixé, fermé; enfermé (Mfr)
East Uvea Fakamaʔu Fermer, lier, attacher, joindre, agrafer, boutonner (Rch)
Easter Island Hakamaʔu Sujetar, hacer firme (Fts)
Hawaiian Hoʔomau To make fast, as an anchor in sand; to snag; to cause to be retarded, grounded, wagered, stopped; to mate for the purpose of having children (Pki)
Luangiua Haamau Tie (Smd)
Mangareva ʔAkamau Fixer, arrêter, consolider; conserver, garder (Rch)
Marquesas Haka mau Consolider, affermir, fixer, rendre stable; ajouter foi; (bot.) vrilles, cirrhes, griffes (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Whakamau Fix, tasten (of objects, looks, attention, etc.); remain, be established (Wms)
Niue Fakamau Hold fast, fasten; continue, perpetuate; to marry someone (Sph)
Nuguria Hakamau Fasten, attach; close (a coconut shell container with a lid) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Hakamau (pl. hakammau) Stop (vi); fasten Uncertain Semantic Connection (Trt)
Nukuoro Hagamau Tie up (by winding rope around a pole) (Crl)
Pukapuka Wakamau To make fast, tight (Bge)
Rennellese Hakamaʔu To make fast or firm; to hold; to be permanent, fixed (Ebt)
Samoan Faʔamau To make fast; make a stand in a war; betrothed one (Prt)
Sikaiana Hakammau Make firm, make tight; depend upon (Dnr)
Tahitian Haʔamau Rendre fixe, établir (Lmt)
Tikopia Fakamau Make firm, secure, set, support (Fth)
Tokelau Fakamau Tighten, fix, secure; fasten, button up; register, be registered; be engaged to get married (Sma)
Tongan Fakamaʔu Make firm; do up, fix, fasten; tighten; engaged to be married (Cwd)
Tongan Fucca mow To make fast, to fasten, to secure, to tie, to furl (as a sail) (Mar)
Tuamotu Hakamau To establish; affix, join, fasten firmly (Stn)
Tuvalu Fakammau To attach firmly (Rby)
Tuvalu Fakamau To record (a story) (Rby)
West Futuna Fakamau-i To twine or tie so as not to slip (Dty)
West Futuna Fakamau-a To leave (a yam, etc.) as seed (Cpl)
West Uvea Fagamau/a Boutonner, fixer (Hmn)

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