Protoform: GEE [EP] Squealing or screeching sound

Description: Squealing or screeching sound
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island ŋee/ŋee Plural of 9ee to sound (Fts)
Hawaiian Nee/nee Chirp, as a cricket; croak, as a mudhen; cry, whimper (Pki)
Mangaia Ngeʔe/ngeʔe Grunt, squeal as a pig (Chn)
New Zealand Maori Ngee Noise; screech (Wms)
Rarotongan Ngee(ngee) Squeal (e.g. as pigs), groan, squeak (Bse)
Tuamotu ŋee A strangling rattle; in pigs it is caused by a disease in the throat (Stn)

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