Protoform: MAA-NOQA [PN] Tied; string, thread

Description: Tied; string, thread
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 < PN *noqa

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Manoʔa S'étrangler; être étranglé; être plus petit au milieu qu'aux extrémités (pour une tubercule); étranglement, noeud (Mfr)
East Uvea Manoʔa Lié, serré (Rch)
Niue Manoa. Maanoa (McE). Thread. Spool, reel (McE). (Sph)
Rennellese Maanoa Cloth or leather as attached to the two ends of the rubber in a sling; line attached to the leg of a tame pigeon Phonologically Irregular (Ebt)
Samoan Maanoa Thread, string (Prt)
Tongan Maanoa String with which a decoy bird is tethered Phonologically Irregular (Cwd)
Tongan Manoʔo Bound and tied too tight; constricted or gripped too tight (e.g. by a wedding ring) (Cwd)

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