Protoform: MATA-KITE.B [CE] Clairvoyant, having second sight

Description: Clairvoyant, having second sight
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*8 Note. This seems to have replaced PPN *kikite "see into the future, second-sight".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Makaʔike To see supernatural things (Pki)
Marquesas Mata kite (Ua Pou), mata ʔite Clairvoyant (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Matakite Second-sight; a second-sighted person (Bgs)
Nukuoro Matakite A soothsayer, prophet Problematic (Crn)
Penrhyn Mata kite Knowledge and power of seeing into the future (Bck)
Tuamotu Matakite See, tell, prophesy; a seer (Stn)

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