Protoform: FAKA-NOFO [PN] Install, appoint (to an office or position); give in marriage

Description: Install, appoint (to an office or position); give in marriage
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fakanofo Nommer (un chef), introniser (Mfr)
East Uvea Fakanofo Installer, constituer, instituer (un chef, un roi), ordonner (un prêtre) (Rch)
Easter Island Haka noho Cease, stop (Wbr)
Hawaiian Hoʔonoho To install, establish...appoint, place in authority (Pki)
Luangiua Haʔaŋoho Sich setzen (Sar)
Mangareva ʔAkanoʔo Mettre en possession d'une terre, d'une maison, d'une propriété (Rch)
Marquesas Haka noho me te vehine/me te vahana Faire épouser une femme/ Faire prendre un mari (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Whakanoho Give in marriage (Wms)
Niue Fakanofo To induct (e.g. new pastor) (Sph)
Samoan Faʔanofo Appoint, install (a matai, pastor etc.) in an office or appointment (Mnr)
Takuu Hakanoho Seat, cause to sit down or up; install (a chief, elder, spirit medium), put into office (Mle)
Tikopia Fakanofo To enter marriage (mod.) (Fth)
Tokelau Fakanofo Allow or encourage a woman to marry a man; appoint a pastor to be minister of a church (Sma)
Tongan Fokonofo Second wife of king...providedby the first wife when she herself becomes the wife of another man (Cwd)
Tongan Fakanofo Appoint (a person to an office), ordain (a minister) (Cwd)
Tongan Fucca-nofo To seat, or cause to sit (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Huanoho/ia Settle, make stay, make sit down; fasten (arrowhead, axe head) to shaft, repair (Hvn)
West Futuna Fakanofo-i (ANI) To overwhelm Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)

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