Protoform: KEHE [OC] Different, be different, other

Description: Different, be different, other
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*1 Cf. PPN *kese.
*3 PEO *ke(n)s[a,e] "alone, apart, self, different'(Ply. 1972)
*4 PCEMP *kese "keep to oneself; be different; alone" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Taŋata kee Stranger (Wbr)
Fijian Kece All Problematic (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔEe Different (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Kee To be different from (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Gee Other (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Gee/gee Different (Lbr)
Luangiua ʔEe Different (Smd)
Mangareva Kee Etre autre, différent (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tuu/kee Strange, strangeness (Krk)
Marquesas Kee (NKH), ʔee Autre, different (Bgs)
Moriori Ke Different (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kee Otherness (Wms)
Nggela Keha Different (Fox)
Nuguria Kee Different (vi); another time (post-verbal particle) (Dvl)
Nukumanu K/kee Different (plural) (Trt)
Nukuoro Gee Different (Crl)
Penrhyn Kee Different, foreign; special, exceptional (Sta)
Pukapuka Kee Unrelated ; strange, foreign (Mta)
Raʔivavae ʔEa Different, strange Phonologically Irregular (Zpn)
Rarotongan Kee Different, other, wrong . Examples show it both as a postposed particle and as a verbal and nominal base (Bgs)
Sikaiana Kee Different, not the same (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔEe Différent, étrange, étranger (Lmt)
Takuu Kee Different; differently, another way (Mle)
Takuu Kee(kee) (Of kinship) related along a collateral line, not a lineal relation (Mle)
Tikopia Kee Different (abbrev. kese) WT262 (Fth)
Tongan Kehe Different (either in kind or merely in identity) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kee Different (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako E/kee Oh (interjection expressing something negative" Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ha/ke Otherwise (Hvn)
West Futuna Ke(ke) Different; to change, become different, become strange (Dty)

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