Protoform: POGA-POGA [PN] Defective or diseased (especially of fruit)

Description: Defective or diseased (especially of fruit)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. NP *poga.2 "hole", *poga.3 "scar, defect"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Pogapoga Bananas which are small or stunted (Mfr)
East Uvea Pogapoga Maladie des fruits (Btn)
Fijian Voga Stunted, of bananas (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Bongo Poor quality fruit (Lbr)
Mangareva Pogapoga Avoir des fibres courtes et cassantes (bois) (Rch)
Nukuoro Bonga Defective, of fruit (Crl)
Pukapuka Ponga Deformed, misshapen (of fruit) (Sby)
Rennellese Pongaponga Rough, as skin (Ebt)
Samoan Pogapoga Kind of worm (in bananas) (Prt)
Tikopia Pongaponga Full of holes, of cloth, thatch (Fth)
Tokelau Pogapoga Pick fruits one by one Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sma)
Tongan Ponga Be affected with a certain disease, fruit (Cwd)
Tuamotu Poŋapoŋa Dents, pitmarks (Stn)
Tuvalu Pogapoga Twist green nuts from a tree Problematic (Rby)

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