Protoform: MA-FUKE [PN] Undone, opened, of a parcel (Ebt)

Description: Undone, opened, of a parcel (Ebt)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *ma-.1, *fuke "open up (especially an earth-oven), uncover"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Mafuke Etre defait, deplie (Btn)
Kapingamarangi Mahuge Opened, opened up; freed (from prohibition) (Lbr)
Niue Mafuke Opened, partly undone, as a parcel (McE)
Nukuoro Mahuge Opened, uncovered (Crl)
Rennellese Mahuke Be untied, as string; opened up, as a book (Ebt)
Rennellese Maafuke Broad (as mat or human chest); stout, sturdy Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ebt)
Tikopia Mafuke Opened out, unfolded (Fth)
Tongan Mafuke Having come open, of a parcel (Cwd)

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