Protoform: MA-FOHI [PN] Peeled, skinned

Description: Peeled, skinned
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *ma-.1, *fohi
*8 MAO first appeared in 7th edition of Williams's Dictionary.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Mafohi Etre pelé, écorché Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Marquesas Mahoi. Mahoʔi (Atl). Stérile, en parlant des femmes, des animaux et aussi des plantes Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Maahoe Double back the eyelid as practised by children (Wms)
Tikopia Mafosifosi Chafe, rub, of tree branches Phonologically Irregular (Fth)
Tongan Mafohi Peeled or skinned (Cwd)
Tongan Mafohi Stripped off, marked with scratches (Mar)

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