Protoform: PU-QAKI [PN] Spit out, belch, vomit

Description: Spit out, belch, vomit
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Syn. PN *lua.2 "vomit"
*5 PMP *bura` "bespruhen" (Dpf. 1938).
*6 PAN *bures "spew water from the mouth" (Bst.1980).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Puaki To transfer something from one's own mouth to that of another (Fbg)
East Futuna Puʔaki Sevrer un enfant (en lui donnant de la nourriture prémâchée (Mfr)
East Uvea Puʔaki Spit out (Rch)
Hawaiian Puaʔi Vomit; flow out, as water; bubble, gurgle, boil; utter (as speech) (Pki)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Puuaki To spit (Ttr)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Puaki Spit (Krk)
New Zealand Maori Puaki Come forth, show itself, open out, emerge; exhale, utter (Wms)
Niue Puhaki Sigh, gasp Problematic (Sph)
Niue Faka/puaki Blow away hiccups (by blowing at baby's face)... (Sph)
Pukapuka Puaki Spit out, spew out, cough up spit out, burp (Sby)
Rarotongan Puaki Spew, belch, spit out (Bse)
Rennellese Puʔaki Feed with chewed food directly from mouth (Ebt)
Samoan Puaʔi Vomit (Prt)
Tokelau Puaki Spit out (Sma)
Tongan Puʔaki Eject from mouth, utter (Cwd)
Tuamotu Puaki Overflow (of river) Problematic (Stn)
Tupuaki Matani puai To blow (wind) Problematic (Grn)
Tuvalu Puaki Rinse mouth and spit out (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Puaki/na Erupt (Hvn)

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