Protoform: KEHE [OC] Different, be different, other

Description: Different, be different, other
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*1 Cf. PPN *kese.
*3 PEO *ke(n)s[a,e] "alone, apart, self, different'(Ply. 1972)
*4 PCEMP *kese "keep to oneself; be different; alone" (ACD).
*8 VTO and ANU forms could as well be from PN *kese by regular sound change.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ke, kee Distinctive, different, exceptional, unusual (Fbg)
Anuta Ta/ke (singular), ra/ke (plural) Other, different (Fbg)
Easter Island Taŋata kee Stranger (Wbr)
Fijian Kece All Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔEe Different (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Kee To be different from (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Gee Other (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Gee/gee Different (Lbr)
Lau ʔEte To be different, various (Ivs)
Luangiua ʔEe Different (Smd)
Mangareva Kee Etre autre, différent (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kee Different (Osn)
Marquesas Kee (NKH), ʔee. Other, different. Autre, différent; étranger (Dln 1904). (Mtu)
Marquesas Ke Autre, différent, étranger; être du parti de quelqu'un, faire cause commune (Lch)
Marquesas Kei Foreign (Crk)
Moriori Ke Different (Shd)
Mota Gese That and nothing else (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Kee Otherness (Wms)
Nggela Keha Different (Fox)
Nggela Keha Different (Fox)
Niue Kehe Foreign, odd, different; away, other (Sph)
Nuguria Kee Different (vi); another time (post-verbal particle) (Dvl)
Nukumanu K/kee Different (plural) (Trt)
Nukuoro Gee Different (Crl)
Penrhyn Kee Different, foreign; special, exceptional (Sta)
Pukapuka Kee Unrelated ; strange, foreign (Mta)
Raʔivavae ʔEa Different, strange Phonologically Irregular (Zpn)
Rarotongan Kee Different, other, wrong . Examples show it both as a postposed particle and as a verbal and nominal base (Bgs)
Sikaiana Kee Different, not the same (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔEe Différent, étrange, étranger (Lmt)
Takuu Kee Different; differently, another way (Mle)
Takuu Kee(kee) (Of kinship) related along a collateral line, not a lineal relation (Mle)
Tikopia Kee Different (abbrev. kese) WT262 (Fth)
Tongan Kehe Different (either in kind or merely in identity) (Cwd)
Tongan Gehe Different, differently; apart, separate, separately; removed; uncommon (Mar)
Tongan Gehe-gehe Elsewhere (Mar)
Tuamotu Kee Different (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako E/kee Oh (interjection expressing something negative" Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ha/ke Otherwise (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kee Different, away, other; additional thing, different thing; emphatic phrase-final qualifier. Different, apart (Ray). (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Le/kee Get out! Get away! (Hvn)
West Futuna Ke(ke) Different; to change, become different, become strange (Dty)

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