Protoform: FAGU.2 [PN] Breathe, blow through nose

Description: Breathe, blow through nose
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *fagu-fagu "nose flute"
*1 Cf. PN *fago, *fegu.1

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Fa(fa)gu Blow one's nose (Rch)
Easter Island Haŋu Breathing (Fts)
Easter Island Haŋu-haŋu Breathe, breath (Wbr)
Hawaiian Hanu Breathe, smell, sniff (Pki)
Mangareva ʔAgu (plural ʔaguʔagu) Murmurer intérieurement en balbutiant Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Mangareva Pu/ʔagu Pousser de grands cris; pousser des soupirs Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Marquesas Haʔu i te pake. Haku i te pahe (1ŋ04). Faire sortir la fumée du tabac par le nez Borrowed (Dln)
Marquesas Haʔu te ao (MQS) Respirer, breathe Borrowed (Chf)
Niue Fagu To blow (usually refers to the blowing of the nose) (Sph)
Niue Fagu/fagu Breathe heavily, pant (Sph)
Niue Fa/fagu Breath, breathing; to breathe through or into something or someone (Sph)
Penrhyn Ha/hangi Blow Phonologically Irregular (Yda)
Raʔivavae Haʔu To expel, as smoke from the nose Phonologically Irregular (Stn)
Rennellese Hahangu Roar, as fire; blow the nose (Ebt)
Samoan Fagu/fagu A flute (Prt)
Tongan Fangu Blow through the nose, blow (one's nose) (Cwd)
Tongan Fa/fango To whisper (Mar)
Tuvalu F/fagu To blow or clear one's nose (Jsn)
West Futuna Fagu/aguse Sob [Aniwa Dialect] (Dty)
West Futuna Faŋu/sia/kage (ANI) To inhale (Cpl)
West Futuna Faŋ/usu/a To blow the nose (Cpl)

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