Protoform: MA-KEKE [PN] Strong

Description: Strong
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *keke "stiff, hard, inflexible", *pa-keke, *makaka.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Makeke Strong (Fbg)
East Futuna Makeke Strong, firm; hard, stiff ; fort, énergique, costaud (Bgs)
East Futuna Maakeke Dur, durcir, raide (mort) (Mfr)
Emae Makeke Strong, hard (Cpl)
Nuguria Hai/make Healthy (Ray)
Pukapuka Makeke Strong firm, solid, hard (Sby)
Rennellese Maakeke Cold Problematic (Ebt)
Samoan Maʔeʔe Envious Problematic (Prt)
Tahitian Maee Warped or twisted, as timber exposed to the sun Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tahitian Maʔeʔe Se recroquiviller à la cuisson; gauchir (peu usité) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lmt)
Tikopia Makeke Strong, firm, solid (Fth)
Tokelau Maakeke Hard (e.g. of iron), strong (e.g. of a person) (Sma)
Tongan Makeke Say or do by way of objection; bent or curved upwards, warped (Cwd)
Tuamotu Makeke To be incensed with a person for an act of aggression against one's own children (Stn)
Tuvalu Makeke Strong, tough, hard (Rby)
West Futuna Ma(h)ke/i Hard, difficult, strong (Dty)
West Uvea Makeke Fort, force, (travailler) dur, (sang) caillé (Hmn)

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