Protoform: FAGO [NP] Blow or speak through nose

Description: Blow or speak through nose
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *fagu.2, *fegu.1
*4 POC *pa9us(-i) 'blow one's nose' (LPO V:304).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Faag/isu Blow one's nose (Cpl)
Hawaiian Hano Hoarse; humming sound of chanting (Pki)
Hawaiian ʔOhe hano ihu (also hano) Nose flute (Pki)
Mangareva ʔAgo Kind of sound in singing (I) (Rch)
Marquesas Hako Hold the nose to block it (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Whango Having nasal sound (Wms)
Penrhyn Hingo Blow through the nose Problematic (Rmn)
Raʔivavae Faʔo, haŋo Having a nasal impediment to the speech (Zpn)
Raʔivavae Faʔo Having a snuffling nasal impediment to thespeech, as when the soft palate is damaged Borrowed (Stn)
Raʔivavae Haŋo Having a nasal impediment; snuffling, obstructed (as the voice)... (Stn)
Tahitian Faʔo Personne qui parle du nez; nasillard (Lmt)
Tikopia Fango Sniff, smell (Fth)
Tongan Fango-fango To blow the nose, also flutes blown by the nose (Mar)
Tuamotu Faŋo Nasal speech impediment, nasal obstruction (Stn)
Tuvalu Fago Blow nose (Rby)
West Futuna Fago/sia Blow it, play it (of a musical instrument) (Dty)
West Futuna Fag/usu-a Breathe through the nose; sneeze (Dty)

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