Protoform: LAQOA [PN] To be choked

Description: To be choked
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. SO *leia

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Laʔoa Choked by something in throat (Bgs)
Kapingamarangi Laawa To choke on a bone; bonestuck in throat (Lbr)
Mangareva Roa Arête, ou toute autre chose s'arrêtant au gosier (Rch)
Mangareva Raoa Etranglé (par une arête); choke (with fish-bone) (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Raaoa To have something stuck in the gullet, be choked (Wms)
Niue Looa To choke [on] (of solids) (Sph)
Nuguria Raoa Choke (on bone) (vi) (Dvl)
Nuguria Roo/na Choke (on food etc.) (vi) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Laoa Stuck in throat, especially fish bones (Crl)
Penrhyn Raava To have something stuck in one's throat (Sta)
Pukapuka Laoa Choke (Sby)
Rarotongan Raaoa Choke, choked (as with food), to be (i) (Bse)
Rennellese Gaoʔa Choke (Ebt)
Samoan Laoa Choke , choked, to be, have something stuck in throat (Prt)
Sikaiana L/lao/ Put finger down thrown to induce vomiting (Dnr)
Tahitian Raoa To be choked with fish bones, food, etc. (Dvs)
Takuu Raaoa, laaoa Choke on something (usually a fish bone) (Mle)
Tikopia Raoa Choked by something (Fth)
Tokelau Laoa Choke on a bone, have a bone stuck in the throat (Sma)
Tongan Loʔoa Choked, (to be) (Cwd)
West Futuna Rava To choke (of plants) Problematic (Cpl)

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