Protoform: MAQU-A [PN] Hold, take, obtain, find

Description: Hold, take, obtain, find
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> PN *maqu-a

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mau Find, discover, become aware of (Fbg)
East Futuna Maʔua Recevoir, trouver; obligations, devoir, role (Mfr)
East Uvea Maʔu Prendre, saisir, tenir, occuper, posséder, avoir.... (Rch)
East Uvea Maʔua Dette, obligation, être obligé (Lch)
Easter Island Maʔu Transport, carry, bring; fasten, support firmly; retain, contain. Carry, convey; hold (Wbr). (Fts)
Easter Island Haka maʔu Send (Wbr)
Easter Island Maʔu rima Surprised, astonished Uncertain Semantic Connection (Wbr)
Emae Maua Find, get, obtain (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele M/mau Find (vi) (Clk)
Ifira-Mele Maua Find, find out, discover (Clk)
Mangareva Mau Saisir, prendre, tenir (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mau Hold (in hand); catch (Krk)
Marquesas Mau Tenir. Tenir solidement; hold tight (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Mo/mau (MQS), me/mau (MQN) Tout objet en général, meubles, marchandises, instruments (Lch)
Moriori Mau Catch, carry; cling, persist (Shd)
Moriori Mau/a Take (Shd)
Moriori Mau/rii, mau/ria Take (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Mau (i) Lay hold of (stat.) (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Mau-ria (ki) Take up, lay hold of v.t. (Bgs)
Niuafoʔou Maʔu Get. Catch (fish) (Tmo). (Dye)
Niue Mau To be stopped, to be held; to marry (Sph)
Niue Moua Get, obtain; catch; possess, have; find (Sph)
Nuguria Maua Find (Ray)
Nukumanu M/mau Catch (fish); be found (in a place) (Trt)
Nukuoro Mau Get, obtain (Crl)
Nukuoro Maua Obtain; caught, gotten; able to (Crl)
Penrhyn Mau Lay hold of, seize (Sta)
Pukapuka Ma/mau Gripping tightly (Bge)
Pukapuka Maua Be able, succeed; get, find, obtain (Sby)
Rarotongan Mou Catch hold of (Bse)
Samoan Mau Keep, retain, grip tight, hold fast (Prt)
Samoan Maua Get, obtain, acquire (Prt)
Sikaiana Mau To have caught a fish when fishing with a line (Dnr)
Tahitian Mau Saisir, tenir (Lmt)
Tikopia Mau Find, discover; catch, seize; be overcome (Fth)
Tikopia Maua Find; catch, seize; be overcome (Fth)
Tokelau Maua Get, obtain, find, catch; receive, win (Sma)
Tongan Maʔu Catch up to; find; obtain, possess; comprehend (Cwd)
Tongan Mow To obtain, to attain, to win, to catch; to overtake; obtained, secutre, safe, faithful (Mar)
Tongan Moʔua Encumbered, busy, engaged, occupied; in debt; convicted, found guilty (Cwd)
Tuamotu Mau Hold firmly (Stn)
Tuvalu Mau Grip tight, hold fast (Rby)
Tuvalu Maua Get, find, have, possess (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mau Come (pl); assemble (pl) Problematic (Hvn)
West Uvea Mau, maua Surprendre (Hmn)

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