Protoform: HIFO.A [OC] Go down, descend

Description: Go down, descend
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ipo To descend (Fbg)
East Futuna Ifo Go down, descend (Bgs)
East Uvea Ifo Déscendre bien; avoir bon gout (en parlant de la nourriture) (Btn)
East Uvea Hifo Déscendre Phonologically Irregular (Btn)
Emae Ifo To go down; go south; get off a boat (Clk)
Emae Ifo Déscendre, aller vers le Sud, déscendre du bateau (Rve)
Fijian Civocivo Wind sweeping down from hills (Cpl)
Fijian Sivo Debased, put down, out of office (Cpl)
Hawaiian Iho To go down, descend; to subside; go south or before the wind (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Ifo To go down (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Iha Climb down (after finishing work in a tree or on a ladder) [sense of completed, non-repetitive action] (Lbr)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Iho To descend (Sve)
Marquesas Iho Descendre (Dln)
Niuafoʔou Hifo Descend Borrowed (Tmo)
Niue Hifo To go down (singular only). Go down, go south or west (McE). (Sph)
Nukuoro Iho Get down, climb down (Crl)
Penrhyn Iho Slip (Sta)
Pukapuka Le/io To spring down, jump down; (of fish) to rush into shore (after a thunderstorm). Climb down, descend, come from the east (Sby). (Bge)
Raʔivavae Iho To descend, move downwards (Stn)
Rarotongan Iʔo Bend down, get down (Bse)
Rennellese Iho To go or come fishing (since this is always downward); to have an incline (Ebt)
Samoan Ifo To bow down, as do those conquered in war; to descend, as from inland to the shore (Prt)
Tahitian Iho To descend, or come down from an eminence (Dvs)
Takuu Iho/ana Place where descent (literal or figurative) occurs (Mle)
Tikopia Ifo Come down, descend (Fth)
Tokelau Ifo Bow down (Sma)
Tongan Hifo To go down, descend; to dismount...get off, go ashore (from a boat), disembark... (Cwd)
Tongan Hifo To go down (Mar)
Tuamotu Iho To descend, move from above downwards (Stn)
Tupuaki Mo/iho West wind Problematic (Grn)
Tuvalu Ifo Bow down in prayer (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Iho(k-), ifo(k-) Go down (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako He/iho/kia Get out, take out, [get down]; drop, leave (Hvn)

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