Protoform: KITE [AN] See, appear, know

Description: See, appear, know
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*0 >> NP *fe-kite
*4 POC *kita(-i) 'see' (LPO V:492)
*5 PMP *kita` "sehen" (Dpf. 1938).
*6 PAN *kit1a "to see clearly" (Dhl. 1981).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kite Appear in distance; be seen (Bgs)
East Uvea (Ki)kite Apparaitre de loin, commencer à paraitre (Rch)
Easter Island ʔIte Know Borrowed (Wbr)
Hawaiian ʔIke-a See, know, feel... (Pki)
Luangiua ʔIke See (Smd)
Mangareva Kite Voir, appercevoir, entendre, connaître, comprendre (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kite (pass. kitea) See, find; know (facts) (Krk)
Marquesas Kite (MQN), ʔite (MQS). ʔIte, kite (Ua Pou) (Atl). See. Voir, connaître, savoir, apercevoir. Savoir-faire, connaissances; know-how, knowledge (Atl). (Lch)
Moriori Kite See (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kite-a See, find (Bgs)
Niue Kite See, learn, know, understand (Sph)
Nuguria Hu/kite Wollen (Ths)
Nuguria Kite-ina See (Dvl)
Nuguria Kite-a Find (Dvl)
Nukumanu Kite (pl. kkite) See (Trt)
Nukuoro Gide See (Crl)
Penrhyn Kite-a, -hia See, watch, know, notice, find; clever, bright, knowledgeable (Sta)
Pukapuka Kite To witness, be a winess ; see, find (Mta)
Raʔivavae Kite, ʔite To know (Zpn)
Rarotongan Kite See, witness, find, discover; know, understand; clever... (Bse)
Rennellese Kite Look, see, find (Ebt)
Sikaiana Kite To see, to find (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔIte Voir, percevoir; témoin; connaître de vue; savoir, comprendre (Lmt)
Takuu Kite See, understand (Mle)
Tikopia Kite See, look at, catch sight of (Fth)
Tokelau Kite Look at (Sma)
Tongan Kite Appear (Cwd)
Tongan Gite To view at a distance, as the land when at distance; to appear, to view, in sight (Mar)
Tuamotu Kite Know (Stn)
Tuvalu Kite To see (of eyes), to have sharp vision (Jsn)
West Uvea Kite(a) Regarder, voir; surveiller (Hmn)

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