Protoform: PENA.1B [PN] Prepare; get something ready, attend to, take care of

Description: Prepare; get something ready, attend to, take care of
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*2 PFJ *bena "dress hair" (Bgs).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pena To fix, repair (Fbg)
Anuta Pena/pena To prepare, get ready for; ready (Fbg)
East Futuna Pena/pena Preparer, disposer, arranger. Maquiller (Mfr). (Gzl)
East Uvea Pena/pena Reparer, arranger, embellir (Btn)
East Uvea Pena Peindre, badigeonner, embellir [exx. tête, maison]; peinture, toute substance destinée à être appliquée en badigeonnage, mortier de chaux et de sable; (Rch)
Easter Island Pena/pena Place firewood in oven before lighting (Fts)
Emae Pena/pena Prepare (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Bene/bene Keep, care for, take care of (Lbr)
Luangiua Peŋa/peŋa Make (Hbn)
Luangiua Pe/peŋa Make, fashion (Smd)
Luangiua Peŋa/peŋa Heilen [heal] (Sar)
Mangareva Ta/pena Présent, cadeau; honorer quelqu'un par des présents (Rch)
Marquesas Pe/pena Créer, façonner, composer, inventer (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Pena(pena) Take care of, tend, husband, preserve knowledge (Wms)
Nuguria Pena Make, form, build (house); continue (Dvl)
Nukumanu Pena (pl. ppena) Make, do (Trt)
Nukumanu Pena/pena Making (Tpi)
Nukumanu Peena/a Make (Tpi)
Nukuoro Pena Take precautions (Crl)
Nukuoro Hagata/pena/ Prepare, make ready (Crl)
Pukapuka Pena/pena Get ready, prepare (Bge)
Rennellese Haka/pena/pena Dress in finery, or anoint with turmeric (Ebt)
Samoan Pena/pena Wash (Prt)
Samoan Pena Cut up (animal) (Prt)
Sikaiana Pena/pena Do, make (exs prepare feast, build house); make string figure designs; use love magic to win someone's affections (Dnr)
Tahitian Pena To bring up the rear, or weak part of an army, when in danger (Dvs)
Tahitian Pena/pena To bring up, and shelter repeatedly, those that are behind in an army when retreating; also to cover and protect the helpless (Dvs)
Takuu Pena Build, fix, repair; be made of; invoke (Mle)
Tikopia Pena(pena) Prepare; get ready (Fth)
Tokelau Pena Scour a pig for eating (Sma)
Tokelau Pena/pena Dress up for special occasions (Sma)
Tongan Pena Mend (a net or web) (Cwd)
Tongan Pena/pena/ Keep a boat trim and clean (Cwd)
Tuamotu Pe/pena To be tended, taken care of (Stn)
Tuvalu Pena Carve pig, fish, chicken, turtle correctly (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pe/pena/a Prepare (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pena/penaina To serve (Ray)
West Futuna Pena Prepare, fix, do, make (Dty)
West Futuna Pen/pena To fix up, repair, prepare; look after. Se réconcilier (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Pena/pena (Se) preparer (Hmn)

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