Protoform: GAQESE [PN] Rustle: *gaqese~gaseqe~gasese

Description: Rustle: *gaqese~gaseqe~gasese
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. TO *gahaha "rattle, rustle"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island ŋaʔehe Noise; great and continuous noise (Fts)
Easter Island ŋaʔehe/ʔehe A plant (Crotolaria striata). Dry seeds in the shell produce a peculiar noise when the branches sway (Fts)
Emae Rau gasee Feuille de bananier sèches (Rve)
Emae Gasee/see Rustle, rattle (Rve)
Ifira-Mele Gasee Make a small dry sound; rustle, crackle, scrape (Clk)
Mangareva Geʔe Bruit de feuilles sèches, de papier (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Ngaehe Rustle, murmur (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Ngahehe Rustle, murmur (Wms)
Raʔivavae Gaaehe/ehe To make a soft rustling or rattling sound (Stn)
Rarotongan Ngaeʔe Rustling or tapping sound as of wind among leaves (Bse)
Rennellese Ngaʔese(ʔese) Rustle, tap (Ebt)
Samoan Gasee(see) Rustle (Prt)
Samoan Gasee Rustle (Prt)
Tahitian ʔAhehe Bruissement, comme le bruit d'animaux dans le feuillage, ou le bruit du vent remuant des feuilles sèches (Lmt)
Tikopia Ngase Rustling, dribbling, rattling sound (Fth)
Tokelau Gahee Make or cause a rustling or crackling sound (Sma)
Tongan Ngahehe (Make) rustling/swishing sound (Cwd)
Tuamotu ŋaaehe Rustle, make a soft, silky sound; whistle (as wind) (Stn)
West Futuna ŋasese/masi Tapa, native cloth Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)

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