Protoform: MATA-KITE.A [PN] See clearly

Description: See clearly
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *mata.1a "eye", *kite "see, know"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Mata-ʔite Witness Borrowed (Wbr)
Hawaiian Makaʔike See clearly and with keen powers of observation (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Madagida Clear vision, able to see at a distance or clearly (Lbr)
Mangareva Matakite Témoin oculaire; être présent. An eye-witness; to be present (Tgr). (Rch)
Marquesas Matakite Témoin oculaire (Dln)
Niue Matakite Keen-eyed, sharp-eyed (McE)
Nukuoro Mada gide Sharp-eyed, good at finding things (Crl)
Penrhyn Matakite Careful, cautious (Rmn)
Rarotongan Matakite Wary, watchful, circumspect, cautious (Bse)
Rarotongan Matakite Wary, watchful, circumspect, cautious, careful (Bse)
Tikopia Matakite Foresight, watchfulness (Fth)
Tuamotu Matakite Be on one's guard; see, become aware of (Stn)
Tuvalu Makakite Sharp of sight (Rby)

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