Protoform: KOFU.2 [OC] Mist, fog, steam, spray, dust (in air), smoke; to give off or be covered with mist etc.

Description: Mist, fog, steam, spray, dust (in air), smoke; to give off or be covered with mist etc.
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*4 POC *kopu "low cloud, mist, fog" (LPO II:140).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ko/kopu Dust, smoke, water spray; to swirl around like a 'dust devil' or water spout (Fbg)
East Futuna Ko/kofu Fumer (four, voiture); être enfumé; être dans le brouillard; être poussiéreux (Mfr)
Easter Island Kohu Shade, shadow Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fts)
Fijian Kobu/ta Misty (Cpl)
Fijian Qovu Light clouds over land seen from out at sea (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔOhu Mist, fog, vapor, light cloud on a mountain; adorned as with leis (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Gohu Turbid, turbulence ; make turbid, murky; dust, spray (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Gohu Turbid, turbulent (Lbr)
Luangiua ʔOhu Mist, smoke of fire (Smd)
Luangiua Ohu Smoke (Smd)
Mangareva Koʔu Rain-mist (I). low cloud round mountain (Jnu)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kohu Fog (Krk)
Marquesas Kohu Cloud, fog (Dln)
Moriori Kohu Mist, fog (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kohu Fog, mist (Wms)
Nuguria Ohu Smoke (thin). Dünner Rauch (Ths)
Nuguria Kohu Smoke (a column of, from a distance); steam, water vapour (Dvl)
Nukuoro Gohu/gohu Becoming very dark (Crl)
Rapa Kou pehu Cloud (Grn)
Rarotongan Koʔu Mist, fog; form a pall (of smoke). (Bse)
Rennellese Kohu Emit smoke or steam (Ebt)
Sikaiana Kohu Smoke, steam, mist, when seen from a distance (Dnr)
Sikaiana Kohu/kohu The foam of waves as they break (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔOhu Tourbillonner; être entouré (Lmt)
Tahitian Ohu A cloud settled on top of the mountains (Dvs)
Takuu Kofu Emit smoke; be opaque (Hwd)
Takuu Kohu Emit smoke or steam...(of smoke) billow out; smoke, steam...column of a waterspout (Mle)
Takuu K/kohu (of the sea) Dirty, full of sediment, murky (Mle)
Tikopia Kofu Emit smoke, to foam, create spray (Fth)
Tongan Kohu To smoke, emit smoke, give off smoke or fumes Phonologically Irregular (Cwd)
Tongan Cocoho Eruption of a volcano, or of fire, vapour, steam (Mar)
Tuamotu Kohu Envelop (said of cloud or mist) (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kofu Smoke, dust (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kohu, kofu Smoke (Hvn)
West Futuna Kofu Dew, mist, fog; a filmy coating; cloudy, misty, filmy, blurry; blind (Dty)
West Futuna Toro/kófu/a To be smoking (of oven), food being then cooked (Cpl)
West Futuna Kofu/kofu A species of spider that makes a large, fine web which appears to be a misty film (This spider is sacred and embodies an important spirit.) Toile d'araignée (Rve). (Dty)

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