Protoform: MA-KALO [PN] Be briefly visible, appear then disappear, flash by

Description: Be briefly visible, appear then disappear, flash by
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *kalo.1 "dodge".
*3 Cf. PEO *makalo "burn with glow" (LPO II:78).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Makalo Appear (Bgs)
East Uvea Makalo Qui parait et disparait (Rch)
Emae Makaro Flash by, move very fast (Cpl)
Mangareva Makaro Court apercu d'un homme qu'on ne revoit plus. Myopie; être myope, à la vue courte; qui a la vue trouble ou faible (Rch). (Jnu)
New Zealand Maori Makaro Dimly visible, to be, show oneself at distance (Wms)
Pukapuka Maakalo To see, to spy on (Bge)
Pukapuka Makalo Quick, fast (Sby)
Rennellese Makago Go or come fast (Ebt)
Samoan Maʔalo Appear suddenly, then disappear again; bob up and down (Prt)
Tokelau Makalo (of light, fire etc.) Flash, appear suddenly, then disappear; flash by, pass by in a flash (Sma)
Tongan Maakalo Put in an appearance, show oneself (Cwd)
Tuamotu Maakaro/karo Seen, to be, become visible (Stn)
Tuvalu Makalo Run (Rby)

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