Protoform: OE [CE] Whistling sound; cry of distress; call

Description: Whistling sound; cry of distress; call
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *oo.1

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Oe Interjection: Tiens! A quoi bon! Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
East Uvea ʔOe Interjection employée pour appeler un cheval Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Hawaiian Oe Prolonged sound or thing; sound of chanting, vibration; whistle of a train; whistle of a bull-roarer; drawn-out wail of an infant... (Pki)
Mangareva Oe/oe Siffler (Rch)
Mangareva Oe/koko Cri d'appel à une fête, à une guerre Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Marquesas Oe Siffler en signe de fatigue; cri d'une personne qui est pincée (Dln)
Nuguria Oe Answer to a call Problematic (Dvl)
Rennellese ʔOe An exclamation to call flying fish Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ebt)
Rennellese ʔOe/ʔoe To speak repeatedly, as a name Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ebt)
Samoan Oe To say, yes Problematic (Prt)
Tahitian Oe Bell. Cloche (Lmt). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tokelau Oe Acknowledge or answer a call by name, i.e. say yes Problematic (Sma)
Tuamotu Oe To sough, murmur (as the wind); to make a whizzing, whishing sound; to expell the breath in a hissing whistle, as after a deep breath; to ring, clink, tinkle, as hard rock struck with metal (Stn)
Tuamotu Oe/oe To make a purling, murmuring, tinkling sound, as running water; to make the sound of waves on shingle stones; to make a splashing sound... (Stn)

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