Protoform: SOGI [PN] Smell v.t., touch noses in greeting

Description: Smell v.t., touch noses in greeting
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *manogi "fragrant, perfumed"
*3 Cf. PWMc *fai-To9o 'kiss by rubbing noses'
*4 POC *s[a,o]9in 'emit a smell; smell something' (LPO V:503).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ongi Touch noses Problematic (Yen)
East Futuna Sogi Touch noses (Mfr)
East Uvea Hogi Smell (Rch)
Easter Island Hoŋi Smell (vt); kiss (Wbr)
Emae Sogi To kiss (Cpl)
Hawaiian Honi Touch noses, smell (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Sogi/sogi Kiss (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Hongi Smell, kiss (Lbr)
Luangiua Vei/soŋi Touch noses (Smd)
Luangiua Vai/soŋi Rub noses (Smd)
Luangiua Vei/songi Cunnilinctus (Hbn)
Luangiua Soŋi Watching on while others eat Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Mangareva ʔOgi Sentir [obs.] (Rch)
Mangareva ʔOgi ki te iʔu S'embrasser en se touchant mutuellement le nez (le salut traditionel) (Rch)
Mangareva ʔOŋi/ʔoŋi Odeur, arôme; smell, scent, aroma (Chf)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Faka/hongi, haka/hongi To smell (Krk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ho/hongi Press noses (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Hingo To sniff Phonologically Irregular (Ttr)
Marquesas Hoki (MQN), honi (MQS) Flairer, sentir; baiser; frotter nez contre nez. Scent, smell (v). Embrasser, kiss. (Atl). (Lch)
Marquesas Hone Touch noses together (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Hongi Touch noses, smell (Wms)
Niue Hogi To smell, to sniff (Sph)
Niue Honogi To smell something... Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nukumanu Mo/honi Kiss (Trt)
Nukuoro He/songi/ Touch noses, smell (Crl)
Penrhyn Songi Touch noses; kiss (Sta)
Pukapuka Yongi Smell, sniff, kiss (Mta)
Raʔivavae Hoŋi, honi, hoʔi To sniff (Zpn)
Raʔivavae Hoŋi To sniff, rub the nose upon the face of another in affection or love (Stn)
Rapa ʔOngi To smell (Sks)
Rarotongan ʔOngi Touch noses, smell (I) (Bse)
Rennellese Songi Press noses, kiss (Ebt)
Samoan Sogi Touch noses (Prt)
Samoan Sogi/sogi Smell (Prt)
Sikaiana Vei/soni Touch noses (Dnr)
Tahitian Hoʔi Flairer, toucher avec le nez (Lmt)
Takuu Vai/soni Kiss, rub or press noses in formal greeting or farewell (Mle)
Tikopia Songi Smell (Fth)
Tikopia Fe/songi Touch noses (Fth)
Tokelau Hogi Smell, sniff; kiss (Sma)
Tongan Hongi Sniff up (Cwd)
Tuamotu Hoŋi Touch noses, smell (Stn)
Tuvalu Hogi Touch noses (Rby)
Tuvalu Hohogi Smell (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ongi/a Kiss (originally by rubbing noses, today also used about kissing with the lips), embrace (Hvn)
West Futuna Sogi Kiss (n,v) (Dty)
West Futuna Sogi/sogi To kiss, smell, scent, sniff (Dty)
West Uvea Songi-a (odorat) Sentir quelquechose (Hmn)
West Uvea Fe/songi Se toquer du nez en salutation, s'embrasser (Hmn)

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