Protoform: OQO [PN] Able to enter or be contained

Description: Able to enter or be contained
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*4 POC *oso "tight, jammed, full, overflow, enter with difficulty" (Gce).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna O Pouvoir etre contenu, pouvoir entrer (Gzl)
East Futuna Oo Avoir une place; entrer (dans un vêtement) Phonologically Irregular (Mfr)
East Uvea Oʔo Etre profond; s'enfoncer aisément (Rch)
Easter Island Oʔo Enter. Enter, insert (of e.g. a person entering a house through a window to steal or violate) (Wbr). (Fts)
Hawaiian Oo To remain, endure, survive, continue, go on, exist Uncertain Semantic Connection (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Oo Having space, having room, roomy (Lbr)
New Zealand Maori Oo Find room, be capable of being contained or enclosed; get in (Wms)
Nukuoro Oo Fit to (or into) (Crl)
Penrhyn Oo To get in ; go into, fall into a narrow place (Yda)
Pukapuka Oo Pass through a narrow space ; to get in, fit inside (Sby)
Rarotongan Oo Find room, fit into, get into, become involved in (Bse)
Rennellese Oʔo To be crowded (Ebt)
Rennellese Haka/oʔo/hia To be possessed, crazy (Ebt)
Samoan O To penetrate, as a spear into the body; to go deep down, as a stick stuck into the ground, and meeting with no obstacle (Prt)
Tahitian Oo Entrer, pénétrer (Lmt)
Tokelau Oo Loose-fitting (Sma)
Tongan Oʔo Reach or penetrate to (Cwd)
Tuamotu Oo Penetrate, enter into; find room, get in (implying difficulty or reluctance) (Stn)
Tuvalu Oo To surround, enclose; pen, coop, enclosure Problematic (Jsn)

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