Protoform: MA-KENU [PN] Marked, as of ground cut up by passing traffic

Description: Marked, as of ground cut up by passing traffic
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *ma-.1, *kenu.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Makenu Creuse. Qui a de petites traces de pieds ou de batons (Btn)
Easter Island Makenu Action, gesture, motion; agitate, gesticulate, shake, stir, move. Move (about in one place) (Wbr). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fts)
New Zealand Maori Makenu Track, trace (Wms)
Pukapuka Makenu Dug up, ploughed, rutted (by animals, digging) (Sby)
Rarotongan Makenu Trace, track, as marks showing something haspassed; rooted up, as by pigs (Sve)
Tahitian Maenu/enu Disordered, confused, dishevelled as the human hair, or palmeto thatch; to be sick at the stomach, to be disordered in mind on account of something disagreeable (Dvs)
Tongan Makenu Cut up, disturbed by traffic (Cwd)
Tuamotu Makenu Freshly marked by traces of some moving object (Stn)

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