Protoform: GA-OQI [PN] To move, be busy, active

Description: To move, be busy, active
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. NP *oqi.b "shake, agitate, move around"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Gaaʔoi To work; work (Bgs)
East Futuna Gaʔoi Travailler, travail (Mfr)
East Uvea Gaoʔi Jouer, se distraire, s'amuser, passer le temps (Rch)
Easter Island ŋaeʔi Move (from one place to another) Phonologically Irregular (Wbr)
Niue Gaoi To fidget (Sph)
Rennellese Ngaoʔi To move a little (Ebt)
Tahitian Aoi To move a thing a little; to shake, as the wind does a tree (Dvs)
Tokelau Gaoi Make haste (in doing; move (Sma)
Tokelau Gaaoi/oi Move; (of a variety of jobs, such as household work) work, perform, do; be active, be industrious (Sma)
Tongan Ngaaoʔi To persist in doing something (in spite of prohibition or difficulty, etc.) (Cwd)

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