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Language Reconstruction Reflex Description
Pukapuka PN.QASA-GA.A Aayanga Name for the unbroken stretch of built-up reef on eastern (windward) side of atoll, stretching between motu (islets)
Tahitian NP.FENUQU.A* Fenû motu Broken strand or twisted cord
Tahitian NP.FENUA.*A Fenua Pays, terre (opposée à la mer, ou à l’espace); terrain, sol; île haute (opposée à motu, île basse, atoll)
Tongan PN.FINE-MATUQA.A Finemotuʔa Elderly woman
New Zealand Maori TA.KAI-FAKA-RUAKI Kai-whakaruaki A taniwha at Motuweka district (Best 1982.498)
Tahitian TA.KAI-FAKA-RUAKI ʔAi-faʔa-ruaʔi A monster at Motue`a on Taha`a island
Niue EO.KALAE Kulee Porphurio (Motu)
Rarotongan CE.KOO-MOTU Koomotu Stub of firewood, ember
Tahitian CE.KOO-MOTU Omotu A burning coal
Nuguria XO.QILAAMOTU.* Ku/ila-motu Daughter-in-law
Nukumanu XO.QILAAMOTU.* Hai lamotu Mother's brother-sister's child relationship
Vaeakau-Taumako XO.QILAAMOTU.* Ilamotu Nephew
Takuu XO.QILAAMOTU.* Ilaamotu Reciprocal kinship term: classificatory mother's brother (maternal uncle), sister's child (nephew, niece)
West Uvea XO.QILAAMOTU.* Ilamotu Neveu/nièce
Vaeakau-Taumako XO.QILAAMOTU.* Ilamotu Sister's son (man speaking)
Niue AN.RIKI Liki/liki Small (Motu dialect) Borrowed Phonologically Irregular
Niue PN.MA-QINE-QINE Maine (Motu dialect), maini (Tafiti dialect) Enjoyable, thrilling
Easter Island PN.MAQOLI Maʔori Name of the native land of Hotu Matu`a and of his people who migrated, following a cataclysm on the continent of Hioa, to the island; expert, wise, intelligent; tangata maori rongorongo, literate person (who knows how to read the inscriptions of the kohau motu); maori-ika, surgeon [dead body-expert]; maori-hare, house-builder (Egt). (Of manual training) dexterity, handy, industry, artisan; (Of mental training), erudite, finesse, cleverness; (the resultant) memorable, renowned, of good reputation; tagata maori, carpenter; rima maori, left (sic) hand; tae maori incompetent; maori ke, judicious, sly; maori ke avai, adroit (Chl). Skilled, old (Fts)
Tongan OC.MATUQU.A Motuʔu Quite ripe (of coconut)
Niue AN.MATUQA.A Motua Mature; old age
Tongan AN.MATUQA.A Motuʔa Old (of people); old person
Tongan PN.HUI-MATUQA Hui-motuʔa Backbone
Niue PN.HUI-MATUQA Hui-motua Bones of the living Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tongan PN.MATUQA.B Motuʔa-nima Thumb
Tongan PN.MATUQA.B Motuʔa-vaʔe Big toe
Tongan PN.MATUQA.B Motuʔa-tohi Original book or document (as opp. to copies or translations)
Marquesas AN.MATUQA.C Motua Father. Père (Lch). Papa, dad (Atl).
Mangareva AN.MATUQA.C Motua Father. Père; prêtre réligieux; le dieu chrétien; fils d'un roi déifié
Tongan AN.MATUQA.C Motuʔa Parent
Tikopia CP.MATUQA-ULAU Motuurau Small Goatfish
East Uvea PN.MATUKU.A Motuku Reef Heron (Egretta sacra) Problematic
Niue PN.MATUKU.A Motuku Reef Heron (Egretta sacra). Curlew (McE).
Tikopia PN.MATUKU.A Motuku Reef Heron (Demigretta sacra) Problematic
Tongan PN.MATUKU.A Motuku Reef Heron (Egretta sacra)
Rarotongan TA.MATUKU.B Motu-taʔotaʔo A place where Rata slays Te Va`ine-`uarei and recovers his mother's eyeballs Problematic
Emae ??.MO-MOTU Ka/motumotu Firebrand. burnt stick
New Zealand Maori ??.MO-MOTU Moomotu Firebrand
Moriori ??.MO-MOTU Momotu Embers
Anuta OC.MOTU.A Motu Cut, break
Easter Island OC.MOTU.A Motu To cut a rope or string
East Futuna OC.MOTU.A Motu Severed
East Uvea OC.MOTU.A Motu(motu) Etre cassé, rompu, détaché, déchiré
Kapingamarangi OC.MOTU.A Motu Break, sever
Emae OC.MOTU.A Motu Be severed, broken
New Zealand Maori OC.MOTU.A Motu Severed
New Zealand Maori OC.MOTU.A Momotu sever, separate
New Zealand Maori OC.MOTU.A Motu-hia Severed, separated, broken off, cut (as a rope), gashed, wounded
Ifira-Mele OC.MOTU.A Motu Be severed, cut off, broken
Moriori OC.MOTU.A Motu Cut off, (string) break
Marquesas OC.MOTU.A Motu Cassé rompu, coupé, déchiré. Couper, rompre, déchirer, casser, interrompre (Lch).