Protoform: SAU-GA.* [NP] Unpleasant odour

Description: Unpleasant odour
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *sau.6 "wind, breeze".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Taunga Sour, pungent or other disagreeable odour; stink (exx. uncooked *ma*, rotten fish) (Fbg)
Anuta Paka/taunga To smell (Fbg)
East Futuna Sauga Smell (n., v.i.) pleasant or unpleasant (Bgs)
East Uvea Sauga Qui sent mauvais (en parlant de personnes), terme futunien Problematic (Rch)
Easter Island Hauʔa Odour, scent, smell. Smell (vi) (Wbr). Borrowed (Fts)
Emae Sauga Smell (v.i.), have a smell (Cpl)
Hawaiian Hauna Stink (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Saumwa Odour, stink Problematic (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Hau/iha Odour, smell (Lbr)
Luangiua Sauŋa Smell (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Haunga Smell (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Haunga Smell (n. v.i.) e.g. of fish, body odour (Bgs)
Nuguria Hauna Smell, scent, odour; to smell (vi) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Saunga Having unpleasant body odour (Crl)
Penrhyn Saunga Emit odour; to smell; bad smell; pus (Sta)
Pukapuka Yaunga Fishy smell (Mta)
Raʔivavae Haauŋa Odor,scent, smell (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔAunga Odour, smell (Bse)
Samoan Sauga Odour (Prt)
Sikaiana Sauna To smell (with following modifier) (Dnr)
Tahitian Hauʔa Odeur, sentir (percevoir une odeur ou émettre une odeur) (Lmt)
Takuu Sauna Odour (of any sort but usually unpleasant), smell; have a smell (Mle)
Tikopia Sauga Stink (Fth)
Tokelau Hauga Bad odour or smell (Sma)
Tongan ʔAunga (of meat or a dead body, etc.) To putrefy, to be in a state of decomposition. Gâté, qui sent mauvais (Btn). Problematic (Cwd)
Tuamotu Haauŋa Odour (Stn)
West Uvea Saunga Odeur de poisson/viande/sang... (Hmn)

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