Protoform: FEGU [PN] Blow nose, snort

Description: Blow nose, snort
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *fago, *fagu.2
*2 CP *ve9u 'blow one's nose' (LPO V:304).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fegu Blow nose. Souffler fortement par le nez (Bgs)
East Futuna Fe/fegu Moucher (Mfr)
Easter Island Heŋu(heŋu) To resent Problematic (Kvt)
Moriori Whengu Snuffle (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Whengu Snort, blow nose (Wms)
Raʔivavae Heŋu To blow sharply through the hose; to snort, as a pig or horse; to ejaculate semen (Stn)
Raʔivavae Hinu To blow the nose free of snot; to extract snot by blowing or squeezing the nose Phonologically Irregular (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔEngu Groan, moan, grunt, hum (Bse)
Rotuman Hegu Blow the nose (Cwd)
Tahitian Feu To snort, breathe short through the nose; to growl, as a dog, snarl, grumble (Dvs)
Tahitian Feʔu(feʔu) Sanglot, sangloter (Lmt)
Tokelau Fe/fegu Blow (the nose) (Sma)
Tokelau Fegu/fegu Mucus of the nose (Sma)
Tuamotu Heŋu/heŋu Sniffle as from sobbing (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Veng/ia Blow away Problematic (Hvn)

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