Protoform: MAQU.1B [PN] Hold, take, obtain, find

Description: Hold, take, obtain, find
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *maqu-a

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mau Find, discover, become aware of (Fbg)
East Uvea Maʔu Prendre, saisir, tenir, occuper, posséder, avoir.... (Rch)
Easter Island Maʔu Transport, carry, bring; fasten, support firmly; retain, contain. Carry, convey; hold (Wbr). (Fts)
Easter Island Haka maʔu Send (Wbr)
Easter Island Maʔu rima Surprised, astonished Uncertain Semantic Connection (Wbr)
Ifira-Mele M/mau Find (vi) (Clk)
Mangareva Mau Saisir, prendre, tenir (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mau Hold (in hand); catch (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mou Caught (Bck)
Marquesas Mau Pris, saisi, tenir (Dln)
Moriori Mau Catch, carry; cling, persist (Shd)
Moriori Mau/a Take (Shd)
Moriori Mau/rii, mau/ria Take (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Mau (i) Lay hold of (stat.) (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Mau-ria (ki) Take up, lay hold of v.t. (Bgs)
Niuafoʔou Maʔu Get (Dye)
Niue Mau To be held; to marry (Sph)
Nukumanu M/mau Catch (fish); be found (in a place) (Trt)
Nukuoro Mau Get, obtain, caught (Crl)
Penrhyn Mau Lay hold of, seize, be held tight (Sta)
Pukapuka Ma/mau Gripping tightly (Bge)
Rarotongan Mou Catch hold of (Bse)
Samoan Mau Keep, retain, grip tight, hold fast (Prt)
Sikaiana Mau To have caught a fish when fishing with a line (Dnr)
Tahitian Mau Saisir, tenir (Lmt)
Tikopia Mau Find, discover; catch, seize; be overcome (Fth)
Tongan Maʔu Catch up to; find; obtain, possess; comprehend (Cwd)
Tongan Mow To obtain, to attain, to win, to catch; to overtake; obtained, secutre, safe, faithful (Mar)
Tuamotu Mau Hold firmly (Stn)
Tuvalu Mau Grip tight, hold fast (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Mau Come (pl); assemble (pl) Problematic (Hvn)
West Futuna Mo/ŋa A burden (Cpl)

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