Protoform: KEU.1 [PN] Move, push, shift something; turn aside; reject or rebuff

Description: Move, push, shift something; turn aside; reject or rebuff
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Keu Reject, rebuff ; pull something away. (Yen)
Anuta Keu kitua Chase someone away (Fbg)
East Futuna Keu Push (earth with spade) (i) (Mfr)
East Uvea Keu/ʔi Fend off (Rch)
Easter Island Keu Moverse, apresurarse (Cnt)
Easter Island Keu/keu Work; to work (Cnt)
Hawaiian ʔEu Stir up, incite, animate, encourage (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Geu Quick jerking movement (Lbr)
Luangiua ʔEu Avoid; turn face away (Smd)
Mangareva Keu Push away, rebuff (I); combat. Dispute, querelle, guerre (Rch). (Jnu)
Mangareva Keu/keu Faire remuer. Bouger, move (Atl). (Rch)
Marquesas Káiu To touch, to shake, to teaze (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Keu-a Move sthg.; pull trigger (Wms)
Niue Keu Crooked; to turn aside, to go crooked (McE)
Niue Mata/keu Cross-eyed (McE)
Nukuoro Geu Shake head once to one side Problematic (Crl)
Penrhyn Keu/keu Shake, quake, move (Sta)
Rarotongan Keu Intrans. v., move, shift, stir, budge, shake; comply, agree; be willing (Bse)
Rennellese Keu Turn back or head to the side (Ebt)
Rotuman Keu Push Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan ʔEu Push (Prt)
Sikaiana Keu Twist around, turn (Dnr)
Tahitian Eu/eu To move or stir, as an infant under its sleeping-cloth (Dvs)
Takuu Keu Twist one's body around (as in struggling to get free), hit something with one's shoulder or elbow (Mle)
Tikopia Keu Reject, refuse, object; turn away, as in dislike, fear or anger (Fth)
Tokelau Keu Push, shove, flick off (Sma)
Tongan Keu/ʔi Rebuff (Cwd)
Tuamotu Keu To commence to move (said of a child in the womb, just as labor commences) (Stn)
Tuvalu Keu Push one's way (Rby)
Tuvalu Keu/keu Try hard (Rby)
West Futuna H/keu Move, shift (Dty)
West Futuna Keu/a Push or shove (Dty)
West Uvea Keu Marque la réciprocité [postposed particle] Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hmn)

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