Protoform: NOKU [FJ] Bend v

Description: Bend v
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic
Notes:

*0 << PN *loku "bent, bowed down"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Noku Bend (Yen)
East Futuna Noku Bend v (Mfr)
East Uvea Noku To bend (Rch)
Fijian Noku Bend two ends together (Cpl)
Hawaiian No’u Short, thickset, plump but not tall Uncertain Semantic Connection (Pki)
Kapingamarangi N/nogu To knead; to wash (as beaten bast in preparing bark cloth); to launder (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Doo n/nogu Crunching fall, to be crumpled up from a fall (Lbr)
Mangareva Ta/noku/noku Souple (se dit d'une chose raide devenue souple dans l'eau) (Rch)
Mangareva Noku/noku Etre gras, onctueux (ne se dit que d'un petit enfant) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Niue Koku To bend down, stoop Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Samoan Noʔu Bent (of body) (Prt)
Samoan Noʔu/tua Stoop (Prt)
Tikopia Noku Bend over (Fth)
Tongan Noku Bend, crouch v (Cwd)

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