Protoform: FAKA-TONU.C [PN] To judge, order, instruct, regulate, settle differences

Description: To judge, order, instruct, regulate, settle differences
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fakatonu Confirmer, entériner; rendre compte, surveiller (travail, réunion) (Mfr)
East Futuna Faka/to/tonu Ordonner (Mfr)
East Uvea Fakatonu Certifier, décider, déterminer (Rch)
Nuguria Hakatonu Try to reconcile two or more people (Dvl)
Rennellese Haka/to/tonu To settle differences or disputes (Ebt)
Samoan Faʔatonu Direct, instruct (Prt)
Sikaiana Hakatonu To judge and make a decision in a court case (Dnr)
Tokelau Fakatonu Instruct, organize (Sma)
Tongan Fakatonu/hia Hold or declare innocent; justify; acquit (Cwd)
Tuvalu Fakatonu Command, order (Jsn)
West Futuna Faka/toh/tonu/sia To talk something over and make it straight, to settle a dispute, solve a problem, explain something (Dty)

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