Protoform: MANEQA [PN] Play

Description: Play
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ma/ne/nea To play; walkabout; any object employed for recreational purposes (Fbg)
Marquesas Manea S'amuser, s'attarder, se faire attendre, se retarder, lambiner (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Maanea/nea Agreeable (of food) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bgs)
Pukapuka Maanea Perform preliminaries to sex act (Bge)
Pukapuka Maanea/nea To play (Bge)
Rarotongan Maanea Excellent, suitability, beauty; agreeable to sight, taste or smell Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sve)
Rotuman Maneʔa Play, indulge in any form of recreation or relaxation Borrowed (Cwd)
Tikopia Manea/nea A dance (Fth)
Vaeakau-Taumako Manea/ga Play (Trn)

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