Protoform: NOO-GIA [EO] To ask for something, solicit

Description: To ask for something, solicit
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic

*1 Cf. EP *noqi
*7 Cf. PNCV *nuga, Nggela nongi-a

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta No/nongi To ask for something; a request (Fbg)
East Futuna Noo/noo Demander, mendier (Gzl)
Luangiua Ae/ŋo/a. Ai/ŋoo (Sar). Ask; persuade (Smd)
Nggela Nongi Ask for (Fox)
Nggela Nongia Ask for it (Fox)
Niuafoʔou No/ʔi Sent about, ordered hither and thither Problematic (Cct)
Nukumanu Kai/nno Ask for something, beg (Trt)
Nukuoro N/noo Covetous, envious (Crl)
Rennellese No(noo), noogia Request (formerly of the gods), usually food or other gifts; person so requesting it (Ebt)
Samoan No/noo Borrow (Prt)
Sikaiana Kai/nono To beg for food, goods or money (usually demeaning) (Dnr)
Takuu Kai/nnoo(tia) Ask or beg someone to give something (an act normally done in private or via a small child to avoid shame) (Mle)
Tongan Noo Borrow, hire; special feast provided by man for those from whom he wants to get money (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Nono Beg for something (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Nongia, no/ia Ask for, request, borrow (Hvn)
West Futuna Ki/xno (WFU) To beg (Cpl)
West Futuna Nuŋi-a To beg, beseech (Cpl)
West Uvea No/nongi, noongi/a Demander, prier (Hmn)
West Uvea Kai/nongia Demander (Hmn)

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