Protoform: LONA [PN] Hiccups, have hiccups; to choke: *lo(o)na(a)

Description: Hiccups, have hiccups; to choke: *lo(o)na(a)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *laqoa 'be choked'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Lona Avoir le gosier embarrassé d'avoir trop bu ou trop mangé (Mfr)
East Uvea Lonaa Hoquet; avoir le hoquet (Rch)
Kapingamarangi Noonaa Food stuck in the throat; to choke (because there is too much to swallow) Phonologically Irregular (Lbr)
New Zealand Maori Rona/rona Strangle (Wms)
Nukuoro Loonaa The sticking of food in the throat (which is cleared by washing it down with liquid) (Crl)
Samoan Lona To be pained by swallowing a hard unmasticated substance (Pki)
Samoan Lona, loga Hiccup (Mnr)
Tokelau Lonaa Be choked on a piece of food (Sma)
Tongan Lonaa (To have) hiccups (Cwd)
Tongan Lona The hiccups (singular) (Mar)
Tuvalu Loonaa To have food stuck in windpipe, to choke (Jsn)

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