Protoform: GOTO [PN] To be deep, sink

Description: To be deep, sink
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ngoto To sink (Fbg)
East Futuna Goto Sink, submerge (Bgs)
East Uvea Goto Sombrer, être submergé, enfoncé dans l'eau, être plein à déborder (Rch)
Luangiua ŋoko Deep (Smd)
Mangaia Ngoto To pierce deep (Chn)
Marquesas Vai koto Mare d'eau Problematic (Dln)
Moriori Ngoto Enter (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Ngoto To penetrate deeply, as a weapon, as a paddle into water (Bgs)
Nukumanu N/noto Deep (pit) (Trt)
Pukapuka Ngo/ngoto Loaded down to the point of sinking (Bge)
Samoan Goto Sink (Prt)
Sikaiana N/noto To be deep, of space; to have a complex meaning (Dnr)
Takuu N/noto (of wound, hole etc.) Deep (Mle)
Takuu Noto/hia (of canoe) Fully laden; riding low because of the weight of its contents (Mle)
Tikopia Ngoto Sink; deeply lade (of canoe); water-logged (Fth)
Tokelau Goto (of ship) Sink, subside; (of sun, moon, etc.) set; (of canoes etc.) fully laden with cargo; bogged down (Sma)
Tongan Ngoto Sink (Cwd)
Tuvalu Go/goto/ Descend towards the bottom of the sea (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ngoto Move in vertical direction (up or down) (Hvn)

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