Protoform: MA-MATA [CP] Look at, watch

Description: Look at, watch
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific
Notes:

*0 << PN *mata.1e "see, look at"
*7 Cf. PNCV *mata "watch" (Clark 2009)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mamata To see (Fbg)
East Futuna Mamata Look at, observe (Bgs)
East Uvea Mamata Voir, contempler (Btn)
Ifira-Mele Mmata Watch (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Mmada Look at (Lbr)
Marquesas Tiohi/mamata Regarder fixement (Dln)
Niue Mamata Look at, watch in admiration. To watch, to regard (Sph) (McE)
Nuguria Mata/mata Look after, watch over (Dvl)
Nuguria Mmata Look (at), look around (Dvl)
Nukumanu Mmata Watch over; look at (Trt)
Rennellese Mamata Look at or for, watch (Ebt)
Rotuman Mamafa To awake from sleep (Cwd)
Samoan Mamata To look at, view (pl.) (Prt)
Sikaiana Mmata Look, examine, inspect (Dnr)
Takuu Mmata Look at, watch; watch over, manage, supervise, direct; inspect; mirror, glasses, spectacles (Mle)
Tikopia Mamata Watch, gaze, look at (Fth)
Tokelau Mamata Observe, watch, scan (fish along the reef) (Sma)
Tongan Mamata Look, look at (Cwd)
Tongan Mamata To look, to behold; sight (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mda/mda/ina Keep, treat (Hvn)
West Futuna (H)mata To see, look at. Regarder partout, curiosité (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Mamata Voir (Hmn)

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