Protoform: FAKA-QATA.C [NP] Create an image or appearance

Description: Create an image or appearance
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

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

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fakaʔata Prendre l'apparence d'un vivant (pour un mort) (Mfr)
Hawaiian Hoʔoaka To cast a shadow (Pki)
New Zealand Maori Whakaata Simulate by gesture, pretend (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whakaata/ata Scare, frighten away (Wms)
Nukuoro Hagaada Give a picture to (Crl)
Penrhyn Akaata To show (Sta)
Rarotongan ʔAkaata Frighten, intimidate (Bse)
Rarotongan ʔAkaata To cause a shadow or shadows to form; to simulate, as by gesture; to menace, to threaten (Sve)
Tikopia Fakaaataa Take the semblance of; impersonate, represent, esp. in dream (Fth)
Tuamotu Fakaata Deceive, bluff, hoax by pretences...pretend, simulate (Stn)
Tuvalu Fakaata(ata) To picture in mind, visualize (Jsn)

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