Protoform: PAKOO [PN] Noise of an explosive nature

Description: Noise of an explosive nature
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Pakoo Sharp, explosive sound (Bgs)
East Uvea Paako Bruit d'un coup; eclat; explosion Btn) (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Pakoo Make loud, sudden noise, pop, report (Wms)
Niue Pakoo Sound made by a stick when broken; make a slapping noise. To make a deep crackling sound; to hit someone (Sph). (McE)
Niue Pokoo, pakoo To spank, to hit; to make a knocking noise Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Rennellese Pakoo To clitter-clatter (Ebt)
Samoan Paʔoo Clash, make an unnecessary amount of noise (Prt)
Tongan Pako Slap oneself on arms or buttocks (Cwd)
Tuamotu Pakoo Make a plopping, splashing sound (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Phako To crack, to bang . Bang, sound like of a gun shot (Ray)
West Futuna Pako Blast, explode, boom (Dty)

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