Protoform: LEQO.2 [PN] Guard, look after

Description: Guard, look after
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*5 POC *liqos(-i) 'look at, see' (LPO V:493).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Reo To look after (Fbg)
Anuta Reu To guard Phonologically Irregular (Fbg)
East Futuna Leʔo Guard (Bgs)
East Uvea Leʔo Guard (Rch)
Emae Re/reo/ Look after (Cpl)
Luangiua Lo/lo/si Look after (Smd)
Luangiua Lo/lo/si Protect (Hbn)
Niue Leo/leo To guard, watch over, protect; constable, policeman (Sph)
Niue Leo To wait Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Nukumanu Ro/ro/hi (pl. lo/llo/hi) Be careful; guard; look after (Trt)
Pukapuka Leo(leo) Defend, protect, guard (Bge)
Rennellese Geʔo Guard, rule v, protect, govern (Ebt)
Samoan Leo Watch over, look after (Prt)
Takuu Lo/lo/sii, lo/ro/sii (pl. lollosii) Watch over something or someone; protect (Mle)
Tikopia Reo Guard, protect (Fth)
Tokelau Leo/leo Policeman, guard, watchman (Sma)
Tongan Leʔo Keep watch (over), be on guard, guard (v). (Cwd)
Tongan Leo To watch, to be awake; a sentinel (Mar)
Tuvalu Leo/leo Guard (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hua/leo, ha/leo, fka/leo Be guarded, feel safe (Hvn)

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