Protoform: PUSAKI [PN] Be scented, perfumed; blow out

Description: Be scented, perfumed; blow out
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *pusa.2 "foam, vapour, smoke", *pusi.1 'blow'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua Pusaʔi Explode Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Mangareva Puʔake Exhaler une très forte odeur; air odoriférant Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Puihake Smelly, stench (as of body through not washing) Problematic (Sve)
Niue Puhaki Sigh, gasp (Sph)
Nukuoro Buusagi/sagi Be laden with scent, of air (Crl)
Sikaiana Pusaki To blow out air Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dnr)
Sikaiana Pusaki/na Air spout of a whale (Dnr)
Takuu Puusaki Blow (smoke, etc.); (of a whale) spout. Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
Tuvalu Pusaki Good smell, fragrance, perfume. To blow, to pour out smoke (Jsn). (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Puaki/na Erupt (Hvn)
West Futuna Pusaki/na To smash something to bits. Bouteille qui se brise en morceaux (Rve). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dty)

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