Protoform: PAGO.2 [XW] Rude, ill-mannered, annoying

Description: Rude, ill-mannered, annoying
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XW: West Polynesia (TON,NIU,EUV,EFU,SAM,TOK,TUV,NFO)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Pago Ennuyeux, turbulent, importun, facheux (Rch)
Niue Pango/taa Prisoner, convict. Slave (McE). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Niue Pango/pango/taa Rude. Uncouth (McE). (Sph)
Samoan Pago To forbid things being given away in hopes of getting them for oneself; to make trading difficult by suggestions made to the trader by a third party; to interfere with trade so as to injure (Prt)
Samoan Paago/taa Offender, transgressor, criminal (Prt)
Tongan Pango (of persons) Vulgar, ill-mannered, offensive in speech or behaviour; (of things) regrettable, unfortunate, annoying (Cwd)
Tuvalu Pago/taa Prisoner, captive (Jsn)

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