Protoform: MAA-UNU [PN] Slip off, peel off, be loosened or removed: *ma(a)-unu

Description: Slip off, peel off, be loosened or removed: *ma(a)-unu
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *unu.1 "take out, pull out"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Maunu To untie a strip of bark-cloth, so that a *popora*-type basket falls from a woman's back (Fbg)
East Futuna Maa/unu/unu Soft (of old bark-cloth and Pandanus mats) (Bgs)
East Uvea Maunu Détaché, défait, dénoué, extrait de (Rch)
Easter Island Maaunu Shed skin (Kvt)
Emae Maunu Come out (of a hole) (Cpl)
Hawaiian Maaunu Moult, change skin, emerge from chrysalis (Pki)
Mangareva Maunu Feuilles qui sèchent (se dit d'un arbre qui périt); dessécher. Dry leaves on a tree that is dead (Tgr). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Marquesas Maunu Se détacher. Muer, moult [Southeast Marquesan Dialect] (Atl). (Dln)
Moriori Maunu Draw (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Maunu Come out, be loosened; taken off (of clothes) (Wms)
Niue Maunu To be moved, to be shifted (Sph)
Nukuoro Maunu/si Pulled out, removed (Crl)
Pukapuka Maunu Pull out, remove (Bge)
Rennellese Maunu Fall or slip out, be extracted (Ebt)
Tahitian Maunu Bare, without leaves, hair, feathers, &c.; to be peeled, made bare (Dvs)
Takuu Maunu (of a joint) Dislocate (Mle)
Tikopia Maunu To slip away (e.g. of canoes putting to sea) (Fth)
Tokelau Maunu Be detached (from place), come loose (out of place) (Sma)
Tongan Maunu To run (of a thread); ladder (of a stocking) (Cwd)
Tongan Maʔunu Tomber à travers un panier, par les fentes d'un plancher (Btn)
Tuamotu Maunu Withdraw, slip out (e.g. crustacean shedding skin); take off clothes (Stn)
Tuvalu Maunu Pulled up (of a plant) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Maunu Be carried away from the shore; fall down, slide; leave one by one Problematic (Hvn)

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