Protoform: KONO [CP] To strain, bear down (as when defecating, giving birth)

Description: To strain, bear down (as when defecating, giving birth)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific
Notes:

*0 >> PN *faka-konokono "annoy"
*2 PCP *kono "to strain, bear down".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kono/kono Angry Uncertain Semantic Connection (Fbg)
East Futuna Kono Strain as in defecating (Mfr)
East Futuna Kokono Strain as in defecating (Mfr)
East Uvea Kokono Gémissement de colère, de douleur, effort d'expulser qc. hors du corps, effort de vomissement, d'accouchement (Rch)
East Uvea Konoʔi Constipation (Rch)
Luangiua ʔOŋo/ʔoŋo Try (Smd)
Mangaia Konokono To butt (as a ram, goat) Problematic (Chn)
Mangareva Kono/kono To wish to evacuate the bowels, to go to stool; stools, faeces (Tgr)
Mangareva Kono/kono Ressentir le besoin d'aller à la selle (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kokono To strain at stool (Sve)
Niue Ko/kono To strain and strive [ex. in labour]. (Sph)
Niue Kono/kono To grunt (with effort) (McE)
Niue Kono To feel discontented, to moan, to sulk (Sph)
Nukuoro Gono/gono Grunt like a pig (Repeatedly) (Crl)
Nukuoro Go/gono Moan (Crl)
Pukapuka Ko/kono Strain down; to grunt, expel air (Bge)
Pukapuka Loto/kono Staunch, true blue (Sby)
Pukapuka Kokono/nga Bearing down, as in labour (Bge)
Rennellese Kono Persevere as in face of difficulty (Ebt)
Rennellese Kono/kono Do with zeal and speed; persist in face of difficulties (Ebt)
Rotuman ʔOno To strain (e.g. under a burden); to feel as a heavy strain, especially with groaning; press downwards with groans (of woman in travail) (Cwd)
Samoan ʔO/ʔono/ Bear down (as a woman in labour); push (Prt)
Tahitian Ono/ono Insister Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Tahitian O/ono To be pressing or urgent (Dvs)
Tahitian Ono/ono To be urgent, pressing in desire; urgently, pressingly, vehemently; anxious, pressing (Dvs)
Takuu K/kono Strain (one's muscles, as in labour or defecation) (Mle)
Tikopia Kono Groan, grunt with effort of excreting, giving birth (Fth)
Tokelau Kokono Strain, make intense effort (as in lifting a heavy object or as a woman in labour (Sma)
Tongan Kono/hi Strain down and expel, as in giving birth (Cwd)
Tongan Kokono Strain down (as in childbirth labour) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Koono/hi Press forward, strive, strain against (Stn)
Tuvalu Ko/kono Bear down in childbirth, or defecating (Rby)
West Uvea Ko/kono Avorter (Rougeyron 1860) (Hmn)

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