Protoform: KONA.3 [PN] Intoxicating, poisonous; intoxicated, poisoned

Description: Intoxicating, poisonous; intoxicated, poisoned
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*3 PCP *(9)kona "intoxicating".
*4 POC *(9)kona "bitter, acrid" (Ply. 1976).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kona Inedible because of noxious chemical properties: e.g. tobacco, soap, poisonous species of taro (Fbg)
East Futuna Kona/a Drunk, poisoned (Mfr)
East Futuna Kona/a Ivre, ivresse (Mfr)
East Uvea Kona Ivre; qui rend ivre (Btn)
Fijian Ya/qona/ A plant (Piper methysticum) and intoxicating drink made from it (Bgs)
Hawaiian ʔOna Drunk, dizzy and unsteady; intoxicating, intoxication (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Gono Drunk (archaic) (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Kono Sick (Ebt)
Marquesas Kona Drunk. Ivresse, confusion (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Coʔna, corʔver Drunkenness (Rbs)
Niuafoʔou Kona Poisonous (Tmo)
Niue Kona/hia Very drunk, intoxicated (Sph)
Niue Kona Poisonous; drunk, tipsy (Sph)
Nuguria K/kona To have itchy throat (Dvl)
Penrhyn Kona Drunk, intoxicated. (Sta)
Pukapuka Kona Drunk (Sby)
Rarotongan Kona, konaaʔia Stupefied from poison or drink, poisoned, drunk (Bse)
Rennellese Kona Be poisonous (Ebt)
Rotuman ʔOna Poisonous, intoxicating (Cwd)
Samoan ʔO/ʔona/ Strong, i.e. alcoholic (of drink) (Prt)
Samoan ʔOna/a Intoxicated (Prt)
Tikopia Konaa Intoxicated, poisoned (Fth)
Tokelau Kona/a Drunk (Sma)
Tongan Kona Intoxicating (Cwd)
Tongan Kona/a, kona/hia, kone/hia Intoxicated, poisoned (Cwd)
Tongan Cawna Intoxicated (Mar)
Tuvalu Kona/a Drunk (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Va/kona/ia Trick (vt) Problematic (Hvn)
Waya (Y)a/qona Shrub, Piper methysticum; kava, a drink made from it... (Ply)
West Futuna (H)kona Poisonous; to be poisoned. Drunk (Cpl.) Fort (kava); ivre (Rve). (Dty)

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