Protoform: HOGAHOGA [FJ] Nettle (Laportea interrupta) or other stinging plant; painful *hog(a,o)hog(a,o)

Description: Nettle (Laportea interrupta) or other stinging plant; painful *hog(a,o)hog(a,o)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*0 >> CE *ogaoga "biting insect"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ongongo A small plant capable of producing severe itching for a short time (Fbg)
East Uvea Hogohogo Ortie Borrowed (Btn)
Fijian Soga A palm (Saga vitiensis) (Cpl)
Fijian Sogo A palm (Saga vitiensis) (Ovalau dialect) (Cpl)
Luangiua Mimi/ogo Pain when urinating (Smd)
Marquesas Okaoka Espece d'ortie (Dln)
Marquesas ʔAu okaoka Ortie, plante de la famille des urticacées (Lch)
Marquesas Ókáoka (NKH), onaóna Stinging nettles (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Ongaonga A nettle (Urtica ferox); sandfly; to tingle, as the ears; repulsion, distaste (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/ongaonga Annoy, pain (vt); goad, excite (Wms)
Nggela Hongo/lato A tree nettle (Fox)
Niue Hogohogo, ogoogo Weed sp. (Laportea interrupta) (Sph)
Niue Faka/hogohogo To provoke (McE)
Nukumanu Matai/ona Thorny bush (Trt)
Pukapuka Ongoongo A small weed (Chamaesyce prostrata) (Whr)
Rarotongan ʔOngoʔongo Angry and upset, vexed, nettled, stung (with rage); bitter (of feelings) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bse)
Rennellese Ongoongo A kind of nettle (? Acalypha boehmerioides); to itch (Ebt)
Samoan Ogoogo A nettle (Laportea interrupta) (Whr)
Samoan Ogo (pass. ogotia) Scorching, of the sun; painful, of a disease; cutting, of words; severe, as a fine (Prt)
Tikopia Ungaunga Bush nettle (Laportea interrupta) Phonologically Irregular (Fth)
Tokelau Ogo/hia Be hurt, feel pain (Sma)
Tongan Hongohongo Nettle (Laportea interrupta); also (Acalypha lanceolata) (Whr)
Tuamotu Oŋaoŋa (Fleurya ruderalis), (Adenostema viscosum) (Stn)
Tuvalu Ogoogo Small herb (Acalypha grandis) (Rby)
Tuvalu Ogogo Small herb used for fertilizer for taro crops (Acalypha grandis) (Jsn)
Waya Soga A palm (Saga vitiensis) (Ply)

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