Protoform: MATAKU [AN] To be afraid, fear

Description: To be afraid, fear
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*4 POC *matakut(-i) 'be afraid; fear (something)' (LPO V:584).
*5 PMP *[t]akut (Dpf.).
*6 PAN *takut "fear", *ma-takut "fearful, afraid" (ACD).
*8 Note. :ROT form suggests SAM borrowing.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mataku Afraid, fear (Fbg)
East Futuna Mataku Afraid, fear (Mfr)
East Uvea Mataku Afraid, fear (Rch)
Easter Island Mataku Be afraid, fear (Kvt)
Emae Mataku Afraid, frightened (Cpl)
Fijian Mataku Fear v, afraid, to be (widespread dialectal form) (Cpl)
Hawaiian Makaʔu Fear v, afraid, to be (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Mataku Afraid, frightened (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Madagu Fear, be afraid (Lbr)
Kwaraʔae Mauʔ Fear (Trn)
Luangiua Makaʔu Afraid (Smd)
Luangiua Ha/makaʔu Ghost (Hbn)
Mangareva Mataku Afraid, fear (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mataku (pl. matataku) Fear (Krk)
Marquesas Metaʔu (MQN) To fear, be afraid (Dln)
Moriori Mataku Offensive Problematic (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Mataku Afraid, to be (Wms)
Nggela Mataku Afraid, frightened (Fox)
Nguna Mataku Afraid, frightened (Stz)
Niue Mataku/taku. Mataku (McE). To fear, be afraid (Sph)
Nuguria Ha/mataku Big; dark (of colours); thick (of branch, arm, etc.); to be better than (someone) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvl)
Nuguria Ha/mataku-ria Frighten, scare (Dvl)
Nuguria Mataku Fear, fright; be afraid, frightened (Dvl)
Nukumanu Mataku (pl. mattaku) Fear (Trt)
Nukuoro Madagu Afraid, scared (Crl)
Penrhyn Mataku Afraid, fear (Sta)
Pukapuka Mataku Afraid (Bge)
Rapa Mataku Fear (Sks)
Rarotongan Mataku Fear v, afraid, to be (Bse)
Rennellese Mataku Be afraid, cowardly (Ebt)
Rotuman Mataʔu Caution, watchfulness Problematic (Cwd)
Samoan Mataʔu Fear, be afraid (Prt)
Sikaiana Mataku Afraid, frightened (Dnr)
Tahitian Mataʔu Craindre, avoir peur de (Lmt)
Takuu Mataku Afraid, fearful, scared (Mle)
Tikopia Mataku Afraid, frightened, fear, fright (Fth)
Tokelau Mataku Fear (n); be afraid, frightened, terrified (Sma)
Tuamotu Mataku Fear v, afraid, to be (Stn)
Tuvalu Mataku Afraid, fear (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mat(h)aku Be afraid (Hvn)
Waya Mataku Afraid, fear (Ply)
West Futuna Mtáku (WFU), ku/mtagu (ANI) Fear (n) (Cpl)
West Futuna Mataku To fear (vi) (Dty)
West Futuna Faka/mtaku/Sia Faire peur; frapper du pied pour faire peur (Rve)
West Uvea Mataku Avoir peur, craindre (Hmn)

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