Protoform: FAU-FAU [MP] Disgusting, filthy: *fa(q)ufa(q)u

Description: Disgusting, filthy: *fa(q)ufa(q)u
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*5 PMP *baGiv "Verdorbensein" (Dpf).
*5 PMP *bahu "odor, stench" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Hauhau Bad odour; cool (Pki)
Hawaiian Hau/ʔeka Filthy, defiled (Pki)
Marquesas Faufau (MQS), hauhau (MQN) Mauvais, déshonnête, abject, malpropre, impudique; défectueux; vil, indécent, méchant, pervers, dégoutant (Lch)
Marquesas Faufau/ʔa (MQS), hauhau/ʔa (MQN) Effrayant, horrible à voir (Lch)
Marquesas Hana hauhau (MQN) Abîmer, spoil; malmener, maul (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Whaka/hauhau/ Disgusting (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Houhou Cold, disagreeable, unpleasant (Wms)
Penrhyn Haka/hauhau/ Ugly, disgusting, filthy (Sta)
Raʔivavae Hauhau Disgusting; slovenly, unattractive, homely; of low caste (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔAuʔau Vile, filthy, nasty, bad (Bse)
Tahitian Faufau Saleté; dégoutant, répugnant; bassesse (sens moral); vil, répugnant (Lmt)
Tikopia Faufau Nauseating, have distaste for (Fth)
Tuvalu Faufau To dislike strongly [Nanumea, Nanumanga Dialect] (Rby)

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